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MailEnable SE SMTP Command Format String Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for SMTP command format string vulnerability in MailEnable SE

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is afflicted by a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of MailEnable Standard Edition
that suffers from a format string vulnerability in its handling of
SMTP commands. Specifically, a remote attacker can crash the SMTP
daemon by sending a command with a format specifier as an argument.
Due to the nature of the flaw, it is likely that a possible hacker can also
be able to gain control of program execution and inject arbitrary

See also :

Solution :

Apply the SMTP fix from 18th March 2005 located at

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10

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