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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q4/0102.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10139 ()

Bugtraq ID: 823

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0844