Intrusion Prevention

HTTP.Slow.Post.Data.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in a Web Server.
The vulnerability is due to an error when a web server handles a malicious HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

HTTP Servers

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the vendor.
Monitor the traffic from that network for any suspicious activity.