Lotus Domino /./ Request Database Locking DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

It might be possible to lock out some Lotus Domino databases by
requesting them through the web interface with a special request
containing a '/./' string in the URL path.

This attack is only efficient on databases that are not used by
the server.

*** Note that no real attack was performed,
*** so this may be a false positive.

Solution :

Upgrade to Lotus Domino 5.0.9 or later, as this reportedly fixes
the issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 11718 (lotus_slashdot_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3656

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0954

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