Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: destructive_attack
Header overflow against HTTP proxy Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Too long HTTP header kills the HTTP proxy server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to kill the HTTP proxy by
sending an invalid request with a too long header
A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your proxy server
crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on your system.
Solution : upgrade your software
Threat Level: High
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