Family: SMTP problems --> Category: mixed
CMail's MAIL FROM overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Overflows a buffer in the remote mail server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
There seem to be a buffer overflow in the remote SMTP server
when the server is issued a too long argument to the 'MAIL FROM'
command, like :
MAIL FROM: AAA[...]AAA@nessus.org
Where AAA[...]AAA contains more than 8000 'A's.
This problem may allow a possible hacker to prevent this host
to act as a mail host and may even allow him to execute
arbitrary code on this system.
Solution : Contact your vendor for a patch
Threat Level: High
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