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Cisco catOS DoS via httpd bad handling of long URL request



17th Oct 2002 [SBWID-5760]
COMMAND

	Cisco catOS DoS via httpd bad handling of long URL request

SYSTEMS AFFECTED

	CatOS v5.4 to v7.3 with "cv" in the image name

PROBLEM

	Per a Cisco advisory [CSCdy26428] we learn that sending an overlong  URL
	request  to  the  catOS  embeded  http  server  (enable  for   CiscoView
	management for instance) would temporarily disable the device (reboot).

SOLUTION

	See :
	

	 http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/catos-http-overflow-vuln.shtml

	

	


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