Apache 1.2 Web Server DoS Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:20558
Type exploitdb
Reporter Michal Zalewski
Modified 1997-12-30T00:00:00


Apache 1.2 Web Server DoS Vulnerability. CVE-1999-0107. Dos exploits for multiple platform

                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2216/info

Apache Web Server 1.2 and previous versions are subject to a denial of service. By requesting a malformed GET request composed of an unusually large number of '/' characters, an attacker can cause CPU usage to spike. A restart of the service is required to gain normal functionality.