Sun ONE/iPlanet Web Server vulnerable to DoS

2003-08-19T00:00:00
ID VU:636964
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2003-08-19T00:00:00

Description

Overview

A vulnerability in the SunOne/iPlanet Web Server may allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

Description

The SunOne/iPlanet Web Server contains a vulnerability which may allow a remote attacker to disrupt the normal operation of the web server. This vulnerability is only present on the Windows platform. For more information, please see Sun Alert 56180.


Impact

A remote attacker may be able to disrupt the normal operation of the SunOne/iPlanet Web Server.


Solution

Apply a patch as described in Sun Alert 56180.


Systems Affected

Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
---|---|---|---
Sun Microsystems Inc.| | -| 19 Aug 2003
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
---|---|---
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A

References

  • <http://wwws.sun.com/software/products/web_srvr/home_web_srvr.html>
  • <http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=fsalert/56180>
  • <http://www.secunia.com/advisories/9541/>

Credit

Thanks to Sun Microsystems for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Ian A Finlay.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 13 Aug 2003
  • Date First Published: 19 Aug 2003
  • Date Last Updated: 19 Aug 2003
  • Severity Metric: 9.60
  • Document Revision: 4