OmniHTTPd Pro Long POST Request DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 15553


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


The remote host is running OmniHTTPd Pro HTTP Server.

The remote version of this software seems to be vulnerable to a buffer overflow when handling specially long POST request. This may allow an attacker to crash the remote service, thus preventing it from answering legitimate client requests.


None at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 15553

File Name: OmniHTTPd_pro_post_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/10/25

Modified: 2012/06/29

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0613

BID: 2730

OSVDB: 1829