Jetty < 4.2.19 HTTP Server HttpRequest.java Content-Length Handling Remote Overflow DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote web server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is running a version of Jetty
that is older than 4.2.19. The version is vulnerable to a unspecified
denial of service.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=224743

Solution :

Upgrade to version 4.2.19 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: 17348 (jetty_4_1_9_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9917

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2381