Essentia Web Server long request denial of service
|essentia-server-long-request-dos (8249)||Medium Risk|
Essentia Web Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a buffer overflow. By sending an overly long URL request to the server, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and cause the server to crash. The server must be restarted to regain normal functionality.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of Essentia, as listed in the NTBugtraq Mailing List posting dated Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:00:40 +0200. See References.
- Essen Web site: Welcome to Essen.
- NTBugTraq Mailing List, Tue, 26 Feb 2002 13:00:40 +0200: SecurityOffice Security Advisory:// Essentia Web Server Vulnerabilities (Vendor Patch).
- SecuriTeam Mailing List, Security Holes & Exploits 6 Jul 2003: Essentia Web Server Exploit Code Released.
- SecurityOffice Security Advisory - February 22, 2002: Essentia Web Server DoS Vulnerability.
- BID-4159: Essentia Web Server Long URL Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0313: Buffer overflow in Essentia Web Server 2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service, and possibly execute arbitrary code, via a long URL.
- OSVDB ID: 12309: Essentia Web Server Long URL Overflow
- Essen Group Essentia Web Server 2.1
Feb 22, 2002
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