Jigsaw Webserver MS/DOS Device Request Remote DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote web server has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Jigsaw web server running on the remote host has a
denial of service vulnerability. It was possible to exhaust all of
the web server's available threads by requesting '/servlet/con' about
thirty times. A remote attacker could exploit this to repeatedly
freeze the web server.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q3/0031.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software.

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: 11047 (jigsaw_msdos_dev_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 5258

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1052