LiteServe HTTP Service Malformed URL Decoding Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote web server does not respond after it receives a URL
consisting of a long string of '%' characters.

Note that if the web server is protected with some sort of Intrusion
Prevention Systems (IPS), this may be a false-positive.

Solution :

If the web server does indeed crash when scanned with this plugin,
then upgrade or replace the server, protect it with a proxy, or
firewall it.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11155 (LiteServe_DoS.nasl)

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