85093 : Websense Web Security / Web Filter Filtering Service Malformed URI Parsing Remote DoS (2009-5132)
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2008-09-18

Description

Websense Web Security and Web Filter contain a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the filtering service fails to properly parse a malformed URI, and will result in loss of availability for the program.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Security Software

Solution

Upgrade to version 6.3.1 Hotfix 106 or 7.1 or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Websense, Inc.
Web Security
6.3.0
6.3.1
7.0
Web Filter
7.0
6.3.1

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-08-27 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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