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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