MS02-012: Malformed Data Transfer Request can Cause Windows SMTP Service to Fail (313450)

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Synopsis :

It is possible to crash the mail service.

Description :

The remote host contains a flaw in its SMTP service that could allow an
attacker to crash it.

Vulnerable services are SMTP service (Windows XP/Windows 2000) and
Exchange 2000 (Windows 2000).

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-012

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2000.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 20885 ()

Bugtraq ID: 4204

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0055