Cogent DataHub < 6.4.7 Incoming DDE Connection Handling Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91624


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 6.4.7. It is, therefore, affected by a denial of service vulnerability that is triggered during the handling of incoming DDE connections. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to crash the service.


Upgrade to Cogent DataHub version 6.4.7 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91624

File Name: scada_cogent_datahub_6_4_7.nbin

Version: 1.31

Type: remote

Family: SCADA

Published: 2016/06/15

Updated: 2019/03/18

Dependencies: 70556

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/04