iPlanet Web Server Enterprise Edition URL-encoded Host: Information Disclosure

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


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote iPlanet web server (according to it's version number) is
vulnerable to a bug wherein a remote user can retrieve sensitive data
from memory allocation pools, or cause a denial of service against the
server.

*** Since Nessus solely relied on the banner of this server,
*** (and iPlanet 4 does not include the SP level in the banner),
*** to issue this alert, this may be a false positive.

Solution :

Update to iPlanet 4.1 SP7 or newer

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11856 (iplanet_data_snag.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 6826

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0327