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From: Security Research Team (securityRELAYGROUP.COM)
Date: Thu Jan 25 2001 - 06:04:34 CST
S.A.F.E.R. Security Bulletin 010125.DOS.1.5
TITLE : Netscape Enterprise Server - REVLOG request problem
DATE : January 25, 2001
NATURE : Denial-of-Service
AFFECTED : Netscape Enterprise Server 3.x with Web Publishing enabled
Problems exists that allows remote user to crash Netscape Enterprise Server.
It is possible to crash Netscape Enterprise Server by issuing:
REVLOG / HTTP/1.0
Request might be repeated few times in order to crash NES completely.
Netscape has been contacted on multiple occasions. First time, more than a year ago.
Although other problems we have reported have been fixed, we have received no response for this issue - to date.
Workaround is to disable Web Publishing, or disable REVLOG request.
Vanja Hrustic <vanjarelaygroup.com>
Fyodor Yarochkin <fyodorrelaygroup.com>
Emmanuel Gadaix <emmanuelrelaygroup.com>
This advisory is also available at http://www.safermag.com/advisories/
S.A.F.E.R. - Security Alert For Enterprise Resources
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