MiniShare GET and HEAD requests denial of service

minishare-get-head-dos (16260) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MiniShare is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP GET request or a HEAD request with less than two new line characters to the MiniShare server, causing the server to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • MiniShare MiniShare 1.3.2

Reported:

May 26, 2004

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