Family: Web Servers --> Category: mixed
mod_gzip format string attack Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server is prone to a format string attack.
The remote host is running mod_gzip with debug symbols compiled in.
The debug code includes vulnerabilities that can be exploited by an
attacker to gain a shell on this host.
See also :
If you do not use this module, disable it completely, or
recompile it without the debug symbols.
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
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