Hiawatha < 8.8 Mixed Case DenyBody Security Bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69034


The remote web server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


According to its server response header, the installed version of Hiawatha is a version prior to 8.8. A flaw exists when handling mixed case input that could allow an attacker to bypass the DenyBody rules.


Upgrade to Hiawatha 8.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69034

File Name: hiawatha_denybody_bypass.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2013/07/24

Modified: 2014/05/24

Dependencies: 69032

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:hiawatha:webserver

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, www/hiawatha

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/18

Reference Information

OSVDB: 94499