Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.
Our Process
What We Scan For
Sample Report
Client List
Contact Us
What We Scan For
Family: Denial of Service --> Category: kill_host

Tomcat servlet engine MS/DOS device names denial of service Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Kills Apache Tomcat by reading 1000+ times a MS/DOS device through the servlet engine

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It was possible to freeze or crash Windows or the web server
by reading a thousand of times a MS/DOS device through Tomcat
servlet engine, using a file name like /examples/servlet/AUX

A cracker may use this flaw to make your system crash
continuously, preventing you from working properly.

Solution : Upgrade your Apache Tomcat web server to version 4.1.10.
Threat Level: High

Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.


P.O. Box 827051

Pembroke Pines, FL 33082-7051

Vulnerability Scanning Solutions, LLC.