Abyss Web Server MS-DOS Device Name DoS

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was possible to kill the web server by sending an MS-DOS device
name in an HTTP request.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version or higher.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 15563 (abyss_msdos_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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