Macromedia Flash Media Server Administration Service Crafted Packet Remote DoS

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host appears to be using Flash Media Server.

The version of Flash Media Server installed on the remote host
is affected by a flaw in its administration server that causes it to crash
if it receives a single character. The administration server
is used to remotely administer Flash Media Server, and this flaw
can be used by an attacker to disable access to this service.

Solution :

Limit access to this port to trusted users.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 20302 (flash_mediaserver_admin_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15822

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4216