Xerox Document Centre Denial of Service (DoS)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2697

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Xerox Document Centre, an administrative, web-based GUI to a Xerox device. This version is reportedly prone to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to send malformed HTTP requests to the web interface of the printer. A successful attack would result in a loss of availability to the users of the printer.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/cert_XRX05_004.pdf

http://www.xerox.com/downloads/usa/en/c/CERT_Xerox_Security_XRX04-07.pdf

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2697

File Name: 2697.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/03/11

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 18268

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Reference Information

BID: 12782