AnalogX SimpleServer:WWW Short GET /cgi-bin Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a remote denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of the AnalogX SimpleServer web
server that is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the affected
application by requesting a URL with exactly 8 characters following
the '/cgi-bin/' directory.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-03/0274.html

Solution :

Upgrading to SimpleServer 1.0.4 or newer reportedly fixes the issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10366 (analogx.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1076

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0243