WebSEAL < 3.8 Proxy Policy Director Encoded URL DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1451

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote web server (WebSEAL) is vulnerable to a flaw which may allow an attacker to disable it remotely by requesting specially malformed files. An attacker may use this flaw to prevent the web server from operating properly.

Solution

None

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2002-04/0223.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1451

File Name: 1451.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11089

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1191

BID: 3685

OSVDB: 1908, 2089