Speak Freely Malformed GIF Image Handling DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1951

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Speak Freely that is vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack that may be exploited by an attacker by sending a malformed GIF (using the "show your face feature") to the vulnerable host.

Solution

The vendor has discontinued this product.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1951

File Name: 1951.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/30

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

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