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Cerbere HTTP Proxy Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the version of the remote Cerbere Proxy
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running Cerbere Proxy Server, a HTTP/FTP proxy server for
Windows operating systems. It is reported that versions up to and including
1.2 are vulnerable to a remote denial of service in the 'Host:' HTTP field
processing. A possible hacker may craft a malicious HTTP request with a large
'Host:' field to deny service to legetimate users.
Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software
Threat Level: Medium
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