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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10435

File Name: imate_overflow.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: remote

Published: 6/6/2000

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/1/2000

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0507

BID: 1286