Lotus Domino Server < 6.5.3 Web Service Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2800

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a version of Lotus Domino Server's web service that is prone to a denial of service vulnerability. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request with a long string of unicode characters, a remote attacker can crash the nHTTP.exe process, denying service to legitimate users. IBM has released technote number 1202446 for this issue but has been unable to reproduce it.

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.5.3 or higher.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/395126

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2800

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/04/07

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 17991

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0986

BID: 13045