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Buffer overflow in Apache 1.2.5 and earlier allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service with a large number of GET requests containing a large number of / characters.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (19991223)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Baker
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Northcutt, Shostack, Wall
REVOTE(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Wall> - Although this is probably the phf hack.
 Frech> XF:apache-dos
 Christey> This sounds like the incident reported in:
   NTBUGTRAQ:20000810 Apache Distributed Denial of Service
 Levy> I belive this is the problem where sending lot of HTTP headers to apache resulted on a denial of service.

Proposed (Legacy)
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