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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack

Format string on HTTP header value Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Sends an HTTP request with %s inside an HTTP header

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote web server seems to be vulnerable to a format string attack
on HTTP 1.0 header value.
A possible hacker might use this flaw to make it crash or even execute
arbitrary code on this host.

Solution : upgrade your software or contact your vendor and inform him
of this vulnerability

Threat Level: High

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