GoodTech SMTP Server Malformed RCPT TO Command DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of GoodTech SMTP Server running on the remote host is
prone to a denial of service attacks that can be triggered by sending
a 'RCPT TO' command with the sole argument 'A'.

See also :

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-June/034457.html

Solution :

Upgrade to GoodTech SMTP Server 5.15 or newer.

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)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 18433 (goodtech_smtpd_malformed_to_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13888

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1931