Cogent DataHub < 6.4.5Beta OPC Connection Failure DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91623


The remote host is running an application that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of Cogent DataHub that is prior to 6.4.5Beta. It is, therefore, potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability that is triggered during the handling of failed OPC connections. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the service.


Upgrade to Cogent DataHub version 6.4.5Beta or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91623

File Name: scada_cogent_datahub_6_4_5beta.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 2016/06/15

Modified: 2018/01/29

Dependencies: 70556

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cogentdatahub:cogent_datahub

Required KB Items: SCADA/cogent_datahub

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/05/09

Reference Information

OSVDB: 138845