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Jetty < 4.2.19 HttpRequest.java Content-Length DoS

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running Jetty, a Java web server that can be downloaded off the Internet and is currently bundled with some IBM applications. This version of Jetty is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to render the web server unavailable.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.2.19 or higher.