SWS Web Server Unfinished Line Remote DoS

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


Synopsis :

The remote web server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The SWS web server running on this port crashes when it receives a
request that doesn't end in a newline.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to
disable the service.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q3/0100.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11171 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5664

CVE ID: CVE-2002-2370