CVE-1999-1416

Current Description

AnswerBook2 (AB2) web server dwhttpd 3.1a4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion) via an HTTP POST request with a large content-length.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 23, 1998
Last ModifiedSeptember 10, 2008
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationInsoDwhttpd3.1a4*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Inso Dwhttpd 3.1a4

References

NameSourceURLTags
19980823 Solaris ab2 web server is junkhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/10383BUGTRAQVendor Advisory
253http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/253BID