Imate SMTP Server HELO Command Remote Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10435


The remote SMTP server is affected by a remote denial of service vulnerability.


The remote SMTP server crashes when it is issued a HELO command with an argument longer than 1200 chars.

This problem may allow an attacker to shut down your SMTP server.


Apply patches available from the vendor.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10435

File Name: imate_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.25 $

Type: remote

Published: 2000/06/06

Modified: 2011/03/11

Dependencies: 10263, 10249

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2000/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0507

BID: 1286

OSVDB: 337