Web Crossing Content-Length header denial of service
|webcrossing-contentlength-post-dos (15022)||Medium Risk|
Web Crossing is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted HTTP POST request with a large or negative number in the Content-Length header to cause the server to crash.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Web Crossing (5.0 dated 2/9/04 or later), available from the Web Crossing Web site. See References.
- VulnWatch Mailing List, Tue Feb 03 2004 - 14:08:07 CST: Web Crossing 4.x/5.x Denial of Service Vulnerability.
- Web Crossing Web site: v5.0 09FEB04.
- WebCrossing Web site: Web Crossing - Server Protocols.
- BID-9576: Web Crossing Web Server Component Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-0245: Web Crossing 4.x and 5.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by sending a HTTP POST request with a large or negative Content-Length, which causes an integer divide-by-zero.
- OSVDB ID: 3803: Web Crossing Content-Length Header DoS
- Web Crossing Web Crossing 4.0
- Web Crossing Web Crossing 5.0
Feb 03, 2004
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