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SMTP Authentication Error Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote mail server can be used as a spam relay
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to a flaw in its authentication
This vulnerability allows any unauthorized user to successfully
authenticate and use the remote SMTP server.
A possible hacker may use this flaw to use this SMTP server
as a spam relay.
Solution : see http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-037.mspx.
Threat Level: High
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