5000 : OmniHTTPd HTTP Version Overflow DoS
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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.


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


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.


Omnicron Technologies Corporation



  • 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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