Multiple Anti-Virus SMTP Message Long Line Parsing DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to denial of service.

Description :

Some antivirus scanners die when they process an email with a long
string without line breaks.

Such a message was sent. If there is an antivirus on your MTA, it
might have crashed. Please check its status right now, as it is not
possible to do it remotely

Solution :

This plugin tests for a generic condition. It may be remedied by
upgrading, reconfiguring, or changing your email antivirus solution.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11270 ()

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