Lotus Domino SMTP Server Forged Localhost Mail Header DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote SMTP server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The remote SMTP server (possibly Lotus Domino) can be killed or
disabled by a malformed message that bounces to itself. The
routing loop exhausts all resources.

An attacker may use this to crash it continuously.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Domino 5.0.9 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 11717 (lotus_bounce_DoS.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3212

CVE ID: CVE-2000-1203