This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote web server is affected by a denial of service
The remote web server crashes when it is issued a too long argument
to the 'Host:' field of an HTTP request.
An attacker may use this flaw to either completely prevent this host
from serving web pages to the world, or to make it die by crashing
several threads of the web server until the complete exhaustion of
this host memory
See also :
Upgrade to IMail 6.0.4 or later, as this reportedly fixes the issue.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Family: Web Servers
Nessus Plugin ID: 10496 (imail_host_overflow.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2011
CVE ID: CVE-2000-0825
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