Nortel Contivity HTTP Server cgiproc Special Character DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is vulnerable to denial of service.

Description :

It is possible to crash the remote host by doing the HTTP request :
GET /cgi/cgiproc?$

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-01/0236.html
http://packetstormsecurity.org/0001-exploits/nortel.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to VxWorks 2.60 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10160 ()

Bugtraq ID: 938

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0064