IBM WebSphere Edge Caching Proxy DoS

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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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to Caching Proxy efix build or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11162 ()

Bugtraq ID: 6002

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1169