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Monkey HTTPD Header Parsing Denial of Service (DoS)

This module causes improper header parsing that leads to a segmentation fault due to a specially crafted HTTP request. Affects version <= 1.2.0.

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Module Name



  • Doug Prostko <dougtko [at]>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/http/monkey_headers msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > run

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