Eserv Non-Terminated Connection Saturation DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 11619


The remote server has a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is running Eserv HTTP/SMTP/FTP server.

According to its version number, there is a memory leak in this software which allows any attacker to consume all the available memory on this host by making repeated requests to this service.


There is no known solution at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11619

File Name: eserv_mem_leak.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: remote

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/05/12

Modified: 2016/11/15

Dependencies: 10092, 10107, 10263

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/05/11

Reference Information

OSVDB: 12080