SWS Web Server Unfinished Line Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11171


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


The SWS web server running on this port crashes when it receives a request that doesn't end in a newline.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to disable the service.


Unknown at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11171

File Name: SWS_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.23 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2002/11/27

Modified: 2016/11/17

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2370

BID: 5664

OSVDB: 55111