Netscape Enterprise Server Long Traversal Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.

Description :

The remote web server seems to crash when it is issued a too long
request with dots (ie: ../../../../ 1000 times).

An attacker may use this flaw to disable the remote server.

See also :

Solution :

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10689 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2282

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0252