Apache mod_ssl Plain HTTP Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of Apache 2.x which is
older than 2.0.49. Such versions are reportedly affected by a denial
of service vulnerability in the 'mod_ssl' module. An attacker could
exploit this in order to deny service to the Apache server.

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache web server version 2.0.49 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 12100 (apache_2_0_49_mod_ssl.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9826

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0113