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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

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