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 :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=98035833331446&w=2

Solution :

http://www.iplanet.com/support/iws-alert/index.html

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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10689 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2282

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0252