Multiple Anti-Virus SMTP Message Long Line Parsing DoS
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11270
SynopsisThe remote SMTP server is vulnerable to denial of service.
DescriptionSome antivirus scanners die when they process an email with a long string without line breaks.
Such a message was sent. If there is an antivirus on your MTA, it might have crashed. Please check its status right now, as it is not possible to do it remotely
SolutionThis plugin tests for a generic condition. It may be remedied by upgrading, reconfiguring, or changing your email antivirus solution.