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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenConnect WebConnect < 6.5.1

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in OpenConnect WebConnect < 6.5.1

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a Java application that is vulnerable to
multiple attacks.

Description :

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
platform).

See also :

http://cirt.dk/advisories/cirt-29-advisory.pdf

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenConnect WebConnect 6.5.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 12613

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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