BNBT EasyTracker Malformed Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3197


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


The remote host is running BNBT EasyTracker, a packaged BitTorrent tracker installer for Windows. The remote version of BNBT EasyTracker fails to properly handle malformed HTTP requests, making it prone to denial of service attacks. An attacker can crash the application by sending a request with a header line consisting of only a ':'.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3197

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/08/30

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 3196

Nessus ID: 19548

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:trevor_hogan:bnbt

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2806

BID: 14700