Easy File Sharing Large HTTP Request Remote DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2148


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


The remote host is running a version of the Easy File Sharing Web Server that is vulnerable to an remote denial of service. An attacker may deny service to legitimate users by sending large HTTP request to the web server. When processing such requests, this service consumes CPU resources exponentially.


No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2148

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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:F/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.3


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:efs_software:efs_web_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1744

BID: 11036