IBM Director <= 5.20.1 Multiple Idle Connections DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4301
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote server is running the IBM Director.
This version of IBM Director is vulnerable to an attack against resources. Specifically, an attacker making multiple connections to a service port can cause the system to consume high CPU and memory resources. Successful exploitation would result in the system becoming less responsive or crashing.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.