Anonymous SMTP Authentication Enabled

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Synopsis :

Anonymous authentication is allowed on the remote SMTP server.

Description :

This SMTP service allows anonymous authentication. Any remote user
may connect and authenticate without providing a password or unique
credentials. This may effectively turn the remote server into an open
mail relay.

See also :

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2245
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4422
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4505
http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4954

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: SMTP problems

Nessus Plugin ID: 54581 ()

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