Xitami Malformed POST Request Infinite Loop Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a web server with a denial of
service vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of the Xitami web
server. It is possible to freeze the remote web server by sending
a malformed POST request. This is known to affect Xitami versions 2.5
and earlier.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2003-q4/2774.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of the software.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11934 ()

Bugtraq ID: 9083

CVE ID: