Caudium Web Server Malformed URI Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running the Caudium Web Server.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to an attack wherein
a malformed URI causes the web server to stop responding to requests.

A remote attacker could disable this service by issuing a specially
crafted HTTP GET request.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-12/0490.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?6688e206

Solution :

Upgrade to Caudium 1.4.4 RC2 or newer.

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: 15625 (caudium_malformed_uri_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11567

CVE ID: