Sambar Server cgitest.exe example script denial of service

sambar-cgitest-dos (7894) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Sambar Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can send several specially-crafted GET requests for the cgitest.exe example script appended with a long string of characters to the server to cause the server to crash. The server must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Sambar Server (5.1 production release or later), available from the Sambar Technologies Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Sambar Sambar Server 5.1

Reported:

Jan 16, 2002

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