Family: SMTP problems --> Category: destructive_attack
Lotus 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, such as :
MAIL FROM: nessus@AAAAA....AAAAA
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 : Inform your vendor of this vulnerability
and wait for a patch.
Threat Level: High
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