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The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to authentication bypass.
The remote SMTP server did not complain when issued the
MAIL FROM: |testing
This probably means that it is possible to send mail
that will be bounced to a program, which is
a serious threat, since this allows anyone to execute
arbitrary commands on this host.
*** This security hole might be a false positive, since
*** some MTAs will not complain to this test, but instead
*** just drop the message silently
See also :
Upgrade your MTA or change it.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 10258 ()
Bugtraq ID: 2308
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0203
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