MERCUR SMTP Server EXPN Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server has a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to make the remote mail server crash when issuing a
very long argument to the EXPN command. A remote attacker could
exploit this flaw to crash the service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-02/0413.html

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of this software.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 10620 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2412
223

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0280