Exchange Malformed MIME Header Handling DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10558
SynopsisThe remote SMTP server has a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote Exchange server seems to be vulnerable to a flaw that lets malformed MIME headers crash it.
*** Nessus did not actually test for these flaws - it just relied
*** on the banner to identify them. Therefore, this warning may be
*** a false positive - especially since the banner DOES NOT CHANGE
*** if the patch has been applied.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Exchange 5.0 and 5.5.