IBM Tivoli SecureWay WebSEAL Proxy Policy Director Encoded URL DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote web server crashes when an URL ending with %2E is requested.

An attacker may use this flaw to cause the server crash continually.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-04/0223.html

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM Tivoli SecureWay Policy Director 3.9 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 : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11089 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3685

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1191