MDaemon WorldClient HTTP Server URL Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote WorldClient web server (which
allows users to read their mail remotely) by sending :

GET /aaaaa[...]aaa HTTP/1.0

This issue allows a remote attacker to prevent users from reading
their email.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10139 ()

Bugtraq ID: 823

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0844