Apache Tomcat < 3.3.1a Servlet Engine MS/DOS Device Name DoS

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800627


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


It may be possible the freeze or crash the remote Tomcat web server by making it read MS/DOS devices files through its servlet engine (ie: /examples/servlet/AUX).


Upgrade to Tomcat 3.3.1a or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800627

File Name: 800627.prm

Family: Web Servers

Nessus ID: 11150

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0045