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Family: SMTP problems --> Category: mixed

XTramail MTA 'HELO' denial Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Overflows the remote SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
There is a buffer overflow
when this MTA is issued the 'HELO' command
passed by an argument that is too long.

The HELO command is typically one of the first
commands required by a mail server. The command
is used by the mail server as a first attempt to
allow the client to identify itself. As such, this
command occurs before there is any authentication
or validation of mailboxes, etc.

This problem may allow a possible hacker to
execute arbitrary code on this computer,
or to disable your ability to send or
receive emails.

Solution : contact your vendor for a patch.

Threat Level: High

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