IBM WebSphere Edge Caching Proxy DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote service is vulnerable to denial of service.

Description :

We could crash the WebSphere Edge caching proxy by sending a bad
request to the helpout.exe CGI.

See also :

http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/advisories/misc/R7-0008.txt

Solution :

Upgrade to Caching Proxy efix build 4.0.1.26 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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11162 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6002

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1169