Sun Java Calendar Logging Component Unspecified Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4553

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Sun Java Calendar.

This version of Calendar is vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack. While the details of this vulnerability are currently unknown, exploitation would require that 'Access Logging' be enabled. Successful exploitation would result in the server crashing, denying access to valid users.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-235521-1

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4553

File Name: 4553.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 8166

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2749

BID: 29763