SMTP Server Detection

Info Nessus Plugin ID 10263

Synopsis

An SMTP server is listening on the remote port.

Description

The remote host is running a mail (SMTP) server on this port.

Since SMTP servers are the targets of spammers, it is recommended you disable it if you do not use it.

Solution

Disable this service if you do not use it, or filter incoming traffic to this port.

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 10263

File Name: smtpserver_detect.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.54

Type: remote

Published: 1999/10/12

Modified: 2011/03/11

Dependencies: 14773, 18528, 11421, 14772

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info