Apache Tomcat < 3.3.1a Servlet Engine MS/DOS Device Name DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1467

Synopsis

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

Description

It may be possible the freeze or crash the remote Tomcat web server by making it read MS/DOS devices files through its servlet engine (ie: /examples/servlet/AUX).

Solution

Upgrade to Tomcat 3.3.1a or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1467

File Name: 1467.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11150

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:tomcat

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0045