MailEnable SMTP Connector Service SPF Record Crafted Lookup DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

The SMTP server bundled with the version of MailEnable installed on
the remote host reportedly suffers from 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 may be able
to exploit this issue to crash the affected service.

See also :

Solution :

Apply Hotfix ME-10014.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 22411 (mailenable_smtp_spf_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 20091

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4616