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Monkey HTTPD Header Parsing Denial of Service (DoS)

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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.


  • Doug Prostko <dougtko@gmail.com>


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
msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(monkey_headers) > run 

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