Abyss Web Server Malformed GET Request Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was possible to kill the remote web server by sending empty HTTP
request headers (namely Connection: or Range:).

An attacker may use this flaw to crash the affected application, thereby
denying service to legitimate users.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.1.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix
this vulnerability.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11521 (abyss_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7287

CVE ID: CVE-2003-1364