Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 4 < 4.0.20060717 Denial of Service

Low Nessus Plugin ID 73307


The remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote Windows host is running Acunetix Web Vulnerability Scanner 4 prior to 4.0.20060717. It is, therefore affected by a denial of service vulnerability. An attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability by sending multiple HTTP requests containing invalid 'Content-Length' values to cause an application crash.


Upgrade to 4.0.20060717 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 73307

File Name: acunetix_wvs_4_20060717.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2014/04/02

Modified: 2014/04/02

Dependencies: 73306

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:acunetix:web_vulnerability_scanner

Required KB Items: SMB/AcunetixWVS/4/Path, SMB/AcunetixWVS/4/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/07/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0120

BID: 21898

OSVDB: 37580

EDB-ID: 3078