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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: denial

Notes MTA denial Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Crashes the remote SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

It was possible to perform a denial of service against the remote
SMTP server by sending it two HELO commands followed by a too long argument.

This problem allows a possible hacker to prevent your SMTP server from sending or
receiving emails, thus preventing you from working properly.

Solution : contact your vendor for a patch, or change your MTA.

Threat Level: Medium

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