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ELOG Web LogBook global Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to crash the remote service.

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service issue.

Description :

The remote web server is identified as ELOG Web Logbook, an open
source blogging software.

The version of ELOG Web Logbook installed on the remote host is
vulnerable to a denial of service attack by requesting '/global' or
any logbook with 'global' in its name. When a request like this is
received, a NULL pointer dereference occurs, leading to a crash of the
service.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-11/0198.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?67c4b2ac
http://midas.psi.ch/elogs/Forum/2053

Solution :

Upgrade to ELOG version 2.6.2-7 or later.

Risk Factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 21028

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Justin Seitz

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