Vulnerability Details

HTTP Windows 98 MS/DOS device names DOS

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Recommendations:
Upgrade the system or use a HTTP server that filters those names out.

Summary:
It was possible to freeze or reboot Windows by reading a MS/DOS device through HTTP, using a file name like CON\CON, AUX.htm or AUX.

Impact:
An attacker may use this flaw to make your system crash continuously, preventing you from working properly.

Affected Versions:
Known vulnerable servers: vWebServer v1.2.0 (and others?) AnalogX SimpleServer:WWW 1.08 (CVE-2001-0386) Small HTTP server 2.03 (CVE-2001-0493) acWEB HTTP server? Xitami Web Server (BID:2622, CVE-2001-0391) Jana Web Server (BID:2704, CVE-2001-0558) Cyberstop Web Server (BID:3929, CVE-2002-0200) General Windows MS-DOS Device (BID:1043, CVE-2000-0168) Apache < 2.0.44 (CVE-2003-0016) Domino 5.0.7 and earlier (CVE-2001-0602, BID: 2575) Darwin Streaming Server v4.1.3e (CVE-2003-0421) Darwin Streaming Server v4.1.3f (CVE-2003-0502)

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0386
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0493
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0391
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0558
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-0200
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2000-0168
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0016
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2001-0602
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0421
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2003-0502

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1043
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2575
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2608
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2622
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2649
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2704
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3929
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6659
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6662

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2005-11-03
Modified
2019-04-13
Category
Denial of Service

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