Savant Web Server Malformed Content-Length DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11174


The remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The Savant web server on the remote host crashes when it receives an invalid GET HTTP request with a negative Content-Length field. A remote attacker can leverage this issue to disable the affected service.


Unknown at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11174

File Name: savant_content_length_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.28 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2002/11/27

Modified: 2016/12/14

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2002/09/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-1828

BID: 5707, 6255

OSVDB: 16592