BadBlue Connection Saturation Remote DoS

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its banner, the remote BadBlue web server has a bug which
may allow attackers to prevent it from serving pages properly. It is
possible to disable the remote BadBlue server by issuing approximately
24 concurrent connections to the remote host. An attacker may exploit
this flaw by issuing over 24 connections to the remote server and
waiting indefinitely, thus preventing legitimate users from being able
to connect to this service at all.

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 14350 (badblue_max_connections_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10983

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1727