Informix Dynamic Server Long Password Remote Denial of Service

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5191


The remote host is vulnerable a remote denial of service attack.


The remote host is running the Informix Dynamic server. According to its banner, the installed version is vulnerable to a remote denial of service attack when the application processes passwords of length greater than 512 bytes through a JDBC connection.


Upgrade to Informix Dynamic Server 10.00.xC11, 11.10.xC4, or 11.50.xC5

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 5191

File Name: 5191.prm

Family: Database

Published: 2009/09/29

Modified: 2016/02/05

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3470

BID: 36538