RealNetworks Helix Universal Server < 9.0.3 HTTP GET Request DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1214

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack

Description

Helix Universal Server versions prior to 9.0.3 are vulnerable to a trivial remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. By sending a malformed HTTP GET request, an unauthenticated attacker can crash the service.

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.0.3 or higher.

See Also

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=102

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1214

File Name: 1214.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Nessus ID: 12210

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:W/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:W/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0389

BID: 10157