Apache Tomcat AJP12 Protocol Malformed Packet Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote AJP connector is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of Apache Tomcat installed on the
remote host suffers from a denial of service vulnerability due to its
failure to handle malformed input. By submitting a specially crafted
AJP12 request, an unauthenticated attacker can cause Tomcat to stop
responding. At present, details on the specific nature of such
requests are not generally known.

See also :

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/JGEI-6A2LEF

Solution :

Upgrade to Apache Tomcat version 5.x 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 : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17322 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12795

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0808