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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in OpenConnect WebConnect < 6.5.1
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a Java application that is vulnerable to
The remote host is running OpenConnect WebConnect, a web-based graphical
user interface that gives remote users console access to mainframe,
midrange, and Unix systems using a Java-based telnet console which
communicates securely over HTTP. OC WebConnect 6.44 and 6.5 (and
possibly previous versions) have multiple remote vulnerabilities :
- A remote attacker can bring about a denial of service by
sending an HTTP GET or POST request with an MS-DOS device
name in it (Windows platforms only).
- A read-only directory traversal vulnerability in 'jretest.html'
permits exposure of files formatted in an INI-style format (any
See also :
Upgrade to OpenConnect WebConnect 6.5.1 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
Networks Security ID: 12613
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
|IBM Xseries 206 MT-M 8482-2MU Server 3-SLOT SCSI HDD Backplane Board 33P3169
|IBM X3500 M3 Workstation Server [Tested]
|IBM OpenPower Server - 9124-720 12GB Ram 2 Processor 80P6315 1.5GHZ
|Sliding Equipment Server Shelf w/ CMA, 4-Post, Dell HP IBM Compatible
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