MS10-024: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange and Windows SMTP Service Could Allow Denial of Service (981832) (uncredentialed check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote mail server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The installed version of Microsoft Exchange / Windows SMTP Service
is affected by at least one vulnerability :

- Incorrect parsing of DNS Mail Exchanger (MX) resource
records could cause the Windows Simple Mail Transfer
Protocol (SMTP) component to stop responding until
the service is restarted. (CVE-2010-0024)

- Improper allocation of memory for interpreting SMTP
command responses may allow an attacker to read random
email message fragments stored on the affected server.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003,
and 2008 as well as Exchange Server 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2010 :

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 45517 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39381

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0024

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