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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM Tivoli SecureWay Policy Director 3.9 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11089 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3685

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1191