Compaq Web-Based Management Agent Remote Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11980


The remote web server is vulnerable to a denial of service.


It was possible to kill the remote web server by requesting something like: /<!> This is probably a Compaq Web Enterprise Management server.

This flaw could be used to forbid managing machines.


No solution is known at this time

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11980

File Name: compaq_wbem_SSI_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/01/06

Modified: 2016/11/17

Dependencies: 10107

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: 8014

OSVDB: 55095