Apache Traffic Server < 4.2.1.1 / 5.0.1 DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8621

Synopsis

The remote caching server contains a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack vector.

Description

Apache Traffic Server versions prior to 4.2.1.1 / 5.0.1 are affected by an unspecified flaw in traffic_cop that is triggered as the program fails to restrict access to synthetic health checks, which may allow an attacker to cause a denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Traffic Server 4.2.1.1 / 5.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7e1b465e

http://trafficserver.apache.org

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8621

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2015/02/04

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 9787

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:traffic_server

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3525

BID: 69173