Family: SMTP problems --> Category: attack
MS SMTP DoS Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote SMTP server can be restarted
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It is possible to make the remote SMTP server fail
and restart by sending it malformed input.
The service will restart automatically, but all the connections
established at the time of the attack will be dropped.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to make mail delivery to your site
Solution : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-012.mspx
Threat Level: Medium
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