Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Denial of Service >> Imail Host: overflow


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Imail Host: overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Web server buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server crashes when it is issued a too
long argument to the 'Host:' field of an HTTP request.

A possible hacker 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

Network Security Threat Level: High
Solution : Upgrade your web server.

Networks Security ID: 2011

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

Cables, Connectors

HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p390nr 15.6in. 1TB, AMD A-8 Quad Core
$300.0
HP Pavilion Beats Special Edition 15-p390nr 15.6in. 1TB, AMD A-8 Quad Core pictureDell PowerEdge R820 Server 2x Intel E5-4640 v2 10-core 2.20GHz 8x 900GB 128GB
$1999.99
Dell PowerEdge R820 Server 2x Intel E5-4640 v2 10-core 2.20GHz 8x 900GB 128GB  pictureFast Dell Optiplex 790 Desktop Core i5 @3.10GHz 8GB RAM 250GB HDD Windows 10 Pro
$124.99
Fast Dell Optiplex 790 Desktop Core i5 @3.10GHz 8GB RAM 250GB HDD Windows 10 Pro pictureINTEL Core i5-3470 @3.2GHz SR0T8 L344B750 PROCESSOR
$199.99
INTEL Core i5-3470 @3.2GHz SR0T8 L344B750 PROCESSOR picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.