Personal Web Sharing Long HTTP Request DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11085


The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.


It was possible to kill the Personal Web Sharing service by sending it a too long request.


Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11085

File Name: PWS_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2002/08/18

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0649

BID: 2715, 84

OSVDB: 12068, 83451