Xerver Web Server < 2.20 Crafted C:/ Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It is possible to crash the Xerver web server by sending a long URL
to its administration port.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-03/0091.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-03/0155.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Xerver 2.20 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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11015 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4254

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0448