WebGUI < 5.2.4 Crafted HTTP Request DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1596


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of WebGUI.


WebGUI version 5.2.3 and possibly earlier versions are vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could cause to the proxy server to consume 100% of the available CPU resources.


Upgrade to version 5.2.4 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1596

File Name: 1596.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Reference Information

BID: 7331