Trend Micro InterScan 3.32 SMTP HELO Command Remote Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10353


The remote MTA is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.


It was possible to perform a denial of service against the remote Interscan SMTP server by sending it a special long HELO command.

This problem allows an attacker to prevent your Interscan SMTP server from handling requests.


Contact your vendor for a patch.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10353

File Name: interscan_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.34 $

Type: remote

Published: 2000/04/17

Modified: 2015/11/18

Dependencies: 10263

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1999/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-1529

BID: 787

OSVDB: 6174, 6176