Reptile Web Server HTTP GET request denial of service

reptilewebserver-get-dos (14932) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Reptile Web Server is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker can send multiple HTTP GET requests for a file that exists on the server without including the HTTP version string to cause Reptile to consume a majority of the CPU resources.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Reptile Web Server Reptile Web Server


Jan 25, 2004

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