Xitami Malformed POST Request Infinite Loop Remote DoS

High Nessus Plugin ID 11934


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


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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11934

File Name: xitami_POST_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/12/01

Modified: 2016/11/01

Dependencies: 10107

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/11/21

Reference Information

BID: 9083

OSVDB: 2853

Secunia: 10275