Apache < 2.0.44 MS-DOS Device Name DoS / Code Execution

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800550


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) / Code Execution attack


The remote host is running a version of Apache2 for Win32 which is older than 2.0.44. There are several flaws pre-2.0.44 which may allow an attacker to crash this host or even execute arbitrary code remotely. However, these bugs only affect WindowsME and Windows9x.


Upgrade to Apache 2.0.44 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800550

File Name: 800550.prm

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 11209

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0016

BID: 6659