Red-Alert long request denial of service

redalert-long-request-dos (15086) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Red-Alert is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker can send a long request to TCP port 80 to cause Red-Alert to reboot, which would cause all information to be lost and events that were locally logged.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Red-Alert firmware, available to Red-Alert customers from the company where Red-Alert was purchased. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Red-M Red-Alert 2.7.5
  • Red-M Red-Alert 3.1 build 24

Reported:

Feb 09, 2004

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