WindWeb <= 2.0 Malformed GET Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3270

Synopsis

The remote web server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description

The remote host appears to be running the WindWeb web server, which is found on embedded devices running Wind River Systems' VxWorks such as certain ADSL modems and routers. The version of WindWeb installed on the remote host is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability when it receives maliciously crafted requests. An attacker may be able to leverage this issue to deny access to the web server to legitimate users.

Solution

No solution is known at this time.

See Also

http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/Hasbani_dos.c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3270

File Name: 3270.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/10/28

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 20097

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-3475

BID: 15225

OSVDB: 20447