Intrusion Prevention

Monkey.HTTPD.Null.Byte.Request.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Monkey.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a http request with a NULL byte. It allows a remote attacker to crash vulnerable systems via a crafted http request.

Affected Products

Monkey 1.1.1

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attacker can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for suggested workaround.
http://bugs.monkey-project.com/ticket/181

CVE References

CVE-2013-3724