RuggedCom RuggedOS HTTP Traffic Handling Remote DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73517


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


According to the self-reported version of the remote RuggedCom RuggedOS (ROS) device, it is affected by a denial of service vulnerability that can be triggered by sending a specially crafted request to the HTTP server on the device. If successfully exploited, the HTTP server will remain disabled until the device is rebooted.

Note that this vulnerability does not affect HTTPS.


Upgrade to the appropriate ROS version per the vendor's advisory or restrict access to the web interface on the device.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73517

File Name: scada_ruggedos_http_4_1.nbin

Version: 1.101

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 4/15/2014

Updated: 8/15/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:siemens:ruggedcom_rugged_operating_system

Required KB Items: Host/RuggedOS/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/28/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/28/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2590

BID: 66522

ICSA: 14-087-01, 14-087-01A