Monkey HTTP Daemon Invalid HTTP 'Connection' Header Denial Of Service Vulnerability

2009-12-15T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310100397
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-05-08T00:00:00

Description

Monkey HTTP Daemon is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Monkey HTTP Daemon Invalid HTTP 'Connection' Header Denial Of Service Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Michael Meyer
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.100397");
  script_version("2020-05-08T08:34:44+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-05-08 08:34:44 +0000 (Fri, 08 May 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-12-15 19:11:56 +0100 (Tue, 15 Dec 2009)");
  script_bugtraq_id(37307);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.8");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C");

  script_name("Monkey HTTP Daemon Invalid HTTP 'Connection' Header Denial Of Service Vulnerability");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37307");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://groups.google.com/group/monkeyd/browse_thread/thread/055b4e9b83973861/c0e013d166ae1eb3?show_docid=c0e013d166ae1eb3");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://monkeyd.sourceforge.net/");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://census-labs.com/news/2009/12/14/monkey-httpd/");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/508442");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Web Servers");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("gb_get_http_banner.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("Monkey/banner");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 2001);

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Updates are available, please see the references for more information.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"Monkey HTTP Daemon is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Remote attackers can exploit this issue to cause the application to
  crash, denying service to legitimate users.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Versions prior to Monkey HTTP Daemon 0.9.3 are vulnerable.");

  exit(0);
}

include("http_func.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

port = http_get_port(default:2001);
banner = http_get_remote_headers(port: port);
if(!banner)exit(0);

if("Server: Monkey/" >!< banner)exit(0);
version = eregmatch(pattern: "Server: Monkey/([0-9.]+)", string: banner);
if(isnull(version[1]))exit(0);

if(version_is_less(version: version[1], test_version: "0.9.3")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:version[1], fixed_version:"0.9.3");
  security_message(port: port, data: report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(0);