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IBM WebTraffic Express /cgi-bin/helpout.exe Denial of Service

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IBM WebTraffic Express /cgi-bin/helpout.exe Denial of Service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/04/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/01/2004
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

The Caching Proxy component of IBM's WebSphere Edge Server v2.0 is vulnerable to a denial-of-service attack against one of the default CGI programs. A malformed HTTP request for /cgi-bin/helpout.exe will cause ibmproxy.exe to crash and cease functioning.

IBM now bundles Web Traffic Express v4.0 with WebSphere Edge Server v2.0. IBM Web Traffic Express v3.6 and earlier were separately shipping products.

Solution(s)

  • http-wte-helpout-dos

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