Imate SMTP Server HELO Command Remote Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is affected by a remote denial of service
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote SMTP server crashes when it is issued a HELO command with
an argument longer than 1200 chars.

This problem may allow an attacker to shut down your SMTP server.

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=95990195708509&w=2

Solution :

Apply patches available from the vendor.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 10435 (imate_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1286

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0507