Proxomitron GET Request Overflow Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11752


The remote server is vulnerable to a denial of service.


The remote host is running the Proxomitron proxy. There might be a bug in this software which may allow an attacker to disable it remotely.

*** Nessus did not check for the presence of the flaw, so this might
*** be a false positive.


Upgrade this software if needed or replace it.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11752

File Name: proxomitron_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/06/18

Modified: 2011/03/15

Dependencies: 10195

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: No exploit is required

Reference Information

BID: 7954

OSVDB: 55311