Apache < 2.0.46 on OS/2 filestat.c Device Name Request DoS

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800572

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Apache/2.x which is older than 2.0.46 on top of OS/2. There is an OS/2 specific bug in this version which may allow an attacker to disable this service remotely by abusing a flaw in the OS/2 specific source file filestat.c.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache 2.0.46 or higher.

See Also

archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-04/0018.html

http://www.apache.org/dist/httpd/CHANGES_2.0

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800572

File Name: 800572.prm

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 11607

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0134

BID: 7332