IBM Lotus Domino HTTP /cgi-bin Relative URL Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Renaud Deraison and Alain Thivillon


Synopsis :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

It was possible to perform a denial of service against the remote web
server by sending it a long /cgi-bin relative URL.

This problem allows an attacker to prevent your Lotus Domino web
server from handling requests.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q4/0404.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q4/0476.html

Solution :

Contact the vendor for a patch or use a different product.

Also, consider changing cgi-bin mapping by something impossible to guess in
server document of primary Notes NAB.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10059 (domino_http_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 881

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0023