vWebServer multiple long URL requests denial of service
|vwebserver-long-url-dos (6771)||Medium Risk|
vWebServer is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a vulnerability with handling multiple long URL requests. A remote attacker can send several URL requests containing 8192 bytes or more to an affected server to cause the Web server to crash. The server must be restarted to regain normal functionality. This vulnerability also affects all versions of Max Feoktistov's Small HTTP server.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- Small HTTP server Web site: Small HTTP server.
- Vuln-Dev Mailing List, Fri Jun 29 2001 - 15:01:21 CDT: 4 New vulns. vWebServer and SmallHTTP. (From Neohapsis archive)
- vWebserver Web site: vWebServer freeware Active Server Pages Web server.
- BID-2979: vWebServer Long URL Denial of Service Vulnerability
- BID-2980: SmallHTTP Server Long URL Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1250: vWebServer 1.2.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (hang) via a small number of long URL requests, possibly due to a buffer overflow.
- CVE-2001-1251: SmallHTTP 1.204 through 3.00 beta 8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via multiple long URL requests.
- OSVDB ID: 12405: vWebServer Multiple Long URL Request DoS
- OSVDB ID: 5439: Small HTTP Multiple Long URI DoS
- Chris Wilson vWebServer 1.20
- Max Feoktistov Small HTTP Server
Jun 29, 2001
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