This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SMTP server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.
The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for
According to the version number in its banner, the SMTP server bundled
with the installation of MailEnable on the remote host will crash when
handling malformed HELO commands. An unauthenticated attacker may be
able to leverage this issue to deny service to legitimate users.
See also :
Apply the ME-10013 hotfix.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 21771 (mailenable_smtp_helo_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 18630
CVE ID: CVE-2006-3277
Upgrade to Nessus Professional today!
Start your free Nessus Cloud trial now!
Begin Free Trial
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.