IBM Lotus Domino Web Service NLSCCSTR.DLL Malformed GET Request Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Lotus Domino Server's web
service that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

By sending a specially crafted HTTP request with a long string of
unicode characters, a remote attacker can crash the nHTTP.exe process,
denying service to legitimate users.

Note that IBM has released technote #1202446 for this issue but has
been unable to reproduce it.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395126

Solution :

Upgrade to Lotus Domino Server version 6.5.3 or later as it
is known to be unaffected.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 17991 (domino_http_cgibin_unicode_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13045

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0986