Title: Websense Web Security / Web Filter Filtering Service Malformed URI Parsing Remote DoS (2009-5132)
Sep 18, 2008
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.
Remote / Network Access
Denial of Service
Loss of Availability
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.