Monkey HTTP Server before 1.5.3, when the File Descriptor Table (FDT) is enabled and custom error messages are set, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via an HTTP request that triggers an error message.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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Patch Information; Exploit
[oss-security] 20140818 CVE request / advisory: Monkey web server <= v1.5.2
[oss-security] 20140819 Re: CVE request / advisory: Monkey web server <= v1.5.2