This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SMTP server has a denial of service vulnerability.
It was possible to crash the the remote version of MDaemon by
establishing a large number of connections to it. A remote attacker
could exploit this to cause a denial of service.
Note that due to the nature of this vulnerability, Nessus cannot be
100% positive on the effectiveness of this check. As a result, this
report might be a false positive.
See also :
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Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 10137 ()
Bugtraq ID: 8554
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0846
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