DirectAdmin DoS Vulnerability

Published: 2017-01-09 03:12:05

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

DirectAdmin is prone to a denial of service vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
An attacker can send a username and password in the login screen DirectAdmin with a overly long password which results in a denial of service condition.

An unauthenticated attacker may cause a denial of service condition.

Affected Versions:
DirectAdmin 1.50.1 and prior.

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.


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