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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4678

The HTTP_Request_Parser method in the HTTP Transport component in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.0.2 before 6.0.2.31 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (controller 0C4 abend and application hang) via a long HTTP Host header, related to "storage overlay" on the stack and a "parse failure."
Publish Date : 2008-10-22 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4678

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2.27 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM Websphere Application Server 16

- References For CVE-2008-4678

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2871
VUPEN ADV-2008-2871
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45993
XF websphere-hostheader-dos(45993)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31839
BID 31839 IBM WebSphere Application Server Denial of Service And Security Bypass Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-10-21
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1PK69371
AIXAPAR PK69371
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27006876 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4678

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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