BadBlue Connection Saturation Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14350


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


According to its banner, the remote BadBlue web server has a bug which may allow attackers to prevent it from serving pages properly. It is possible to disable the remote BadBlue server by issuing approximately 24 concurrent connections to the remote host. An attacker may exploit this flaw by issuing over 24 connections to the remote server and waiting indefinitely, thus preventing legitimate users from being able to connect to this service at all.


There is no known solution at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14350

File Name: badblue_max_connections_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/23

Modified: 2011/03/17

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/08/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1727

BID: 10983

OSVDB: 9107