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ICQ Denial of Service attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ICQ denial of service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote web server appears to be the ICQ Web Front service for ICQ.

An unauthenticated attacker can crash the version of ICQ Web Front
installed on the remote host by connecting to it and sending a
special request, '/cgi-bin/guestbook.cgi?'.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/ntbugtraq/2000-q2/0218.html

Solution:

Deactivate ICQ Web Front's web server service.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/I:N/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 1463

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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