Security: DoS Attack against inn-2.2.1

Russ Allbery rra at
Sat Nov 20 05:06:11 UTC 1999

Willi Langenberger <wlang at> writes:

> Yesterday I was wondering, why my inn server crashed shortly after the
> startup. One day of debugging gave the following result: It is possible
> to remotly crash the inn-2.2.1 innd with an article, which contains the
> following headerline:

>  Distribution: ,

Thanks for the report.  This has already been fixed in the most recent
STABLE snapshot available on

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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