LabVIEW Web Server HTTP Get Newline 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 was possible to kill the web server by sending a request that ends
with two LF characters instead of the normal sequence CR LF CR LF (CR
= carriage return, LF = line feed).

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to make this server and all
LabView applications crash.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-04/0323.html

Solution :

Upgrade your LabView software or run the web server with logging
disabled.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11063 (labview_www_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 4577

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0748