Helix RealServer HTTP GET Request DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a media delivery application that is
affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of RealServer that is vulnerable
to a remote Denial of Service attack/ The issue is caused when a
malformed GET_PARAMETER or DESCRIBE request is sent to the server.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?c941852d

Solution :

Upgrade to RealServer 9.0.3 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 12210 (helix_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10157

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0389