This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote mail server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host is running the Mercury Mail Transport System, a free
suite of server products for Windows and NetWare associated with
The version of Mercury Mail installed on the remote host includes an
SMTP server that is affected by a buffer overflow flaw. Using a
specially crafted 'AUTH CRAM-MD5' request, an unauthenticated, remote
attacker can leverage this issue to crash the remote application and
even execute arbitrary code remotely, subject to the privileges under
which the application runs.
See also :
Upgrade to Mercury/32 v4.52 or later or apply the 4.01c / 1.49
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: SMTP problems
Nessus Plugin ID: 25928 ()
Bugtraq ID: 25357
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4440
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