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
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