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HTTP 1.1 Header Overflow DoS Vulnerability CVE-2003-0180

Severity
Not available
CVSSv3 Score
Not available
Vulnerability description

It was possible to kill the web server by sending an invalid request with a too long HTTP 1.1 header (Accept-Encoding, Accept-Language, Accept-Range, Connection, Expect, If-Match, If-None-Match, If-Range, If-Unmodified-Since, Max-Forwards, TE, Host)

Risk description

An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Recommendation

Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Apr 2, 2003
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available