MailEnable SMTP Connector Service SPF Record Crafted Lookup DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for
Windows.

The SMTP server bundled with the version of MailEnable installed on
the remote host is affected by a flaw in which SPF lookups for domains
with large records may result in a NULL pointer exception in the SMTP
service. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue to
crash the affected service.

See also :

http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/

Solution :

Apply Hotfix ME-10014.

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: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 22411 (mailenable_smtp_spf_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20091

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4616

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