Sympa < 5.4 Content-Type Header Remote DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4454
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running Sympa, a mailing list manager. This version of Sympa is reported to be vulnerable to a Denial-of-Service flaw stemming from an inability to properly parse user-supplied 'Content-Type' headers. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed request to the server, causing the service to fail.
SolutionUpgrade to version 5.4 or higher.