Cobalt RaQ service.cgi long parameter denial of service

cobalt-raq-service-dos (8323) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Sun Cobalt RaQ 4 Web server appliance is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by improper validation of user-supplied input in the service.cgi script. If a remote attacker sends a URL request containing an overly long argument to the service.cgi script, the attacker can cause the Web server to crash. The Web server must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun Cobalt RaQ 4

Reported:

Feb 28, 2002

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