Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
BrowseGate HTTP headers overflows Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Too long HTTP headers kill BrowseGate
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to kill the BrowseGate
proxy by sending it an invalid request with too long HTTP headers
(Authorization and Referer)
A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server
crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.
Solution : upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy
Threat Level: High
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