Apache < 2.0.46 on OS/2 filestat.c Device Name Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a remote denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of Apache 2.x that is
older than 2.0.46 on OS/2. There is a vulnerability specific to such
versions running on OS/2 in 'filestat.c' that could allow an attacker
to disable this service remotely.

*** Note that Nessus solely relied on the version number
*** of the remote server to issue this warning. This might
*** be a false positive

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-04/0018.html
http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache web server version 2.0.46 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11607 (apache_2_0_45_OS2.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7332

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0134