Monkey httpd get_real_string denial of service

monkey-getrealstring-dos (15187) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Monkey HTTP Daemon is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the get_real_string function. By creating a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the server to crash.


Denial of Service


Upgrade to the latest version of Monkey HTTP Daemon (0.8.2 or later), available from the Monkey Web page. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Eduardo Silva Monkey HTTP Daemon 0.8.1
  • Gentoo Linux


Feb 11, 2004

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