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
Solution : contact your vendor for a patch.
Threat Level: High
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