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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

MailEnable SMTP Server HELO Command Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to crash MailEnable SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for

According to the version number in its banner, the SMTP server bundled
with the installation of MailEnable on the remote host will crash when
handling malformed HELO commands. An unauthenticated attacker may be
able to leverage this issue to deny service to legitimate users.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the ME-10013 hotfix referenced in the vendor link above.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2

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