Xerox Document Centre MicroServer Web Server Directory Navigation Crafted URL DoS (XRX05-004)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18268


The remote web server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.


According to its model number and software version, the remote host is a Xerox Document Centre or WorkCentre device with an embedded web server that is prone to remote denial of service attacks.
Specifically, memory on the affected device can become corrupted, triggering a crash and restart, when the web server processes a malicious URI designed to navigate through various unspecified directories.


Apply the P10 or P11 patches as described in the Xerox bulletins.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18268

File Name: xerox_xrx05_004.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2005/05/16

Modified: 2013/11/05

Dependencies: 18141, 18100

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:xerox:workcentre, cpe:/h:xerox:document_centre

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/03/07

Reference Information

BID: 12782

OSVDB: 14658