5000 : OmniHTTPd HTTP Version Overflow DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2002-07-01

Description

Omnicron OmniHTTPd contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a malformed HTTP request containing a version with 4096 or more characters will result in loss of availability for the service. This can be used with GET, POST, HEAD and other types of requests.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.10 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Omnicron Technologies Corporation
OmniHTTPd
2.09

References

Credit

  • Martin J. Muench - muenchgmc-online.de -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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