Jetty < 4.2.19 HttpRequest.java Content-Length DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2714

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Jetty, a Java web server that can be downloaded off the Internet and is currently bundled with some IBM applications. This version of Jetty is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to render the web server unavailable.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.2.19 or higher.

See Also

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=224743

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2714

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/03/17

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 17348

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mortbay:jetty

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2381

BID: 9917