Abyss Web Server MS-DOS Device Name DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 15563


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


It was possible to kill the web server by sending an MS-DOS device name in an HTTP request.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15563

File Name: abyss_msdos_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/10/25

Modified: 2017/02/21

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/10/20

Reference Information

OSVDB: 11006

Secunia: 12900