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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: mixed

thttpd 2.04 buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
thttpd buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to make the remote thttpd server execute
arbitrary code by sending a request like :

GET / HTTP/1.0
If-Modified-Since: AAA[...]AAAA

A possible hacker may use this to gain control on your computer.

Solution : if you are using thttpd, upgrade to version 2.05. If you
are not, then contact your vendor and ask for a patch,
or change your web server
Threat Level: High

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