A vulnerability has been reported in Webwasher, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of URLs when running on newer Linux system. This can be exploited to freeze the service via a specially crafted URL.
The vulnerability is reported in the following products:
* Webwasher appliances 6.x (CGLinux 4 or 5) prior to build number 3150
* Webwasher software versions prior to versions 6.6.3 build 3150 or 5.3.0 build 3159 running on:
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 4
- Debian Linux 4
- SLES 10
Solution: Update to versions 6.6.3 build 3150 or 5.3.0 build 3159:
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Subject: Webwasher URL Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
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