SMTP Generic Overflow Detection
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11772
SynopsisThe remote SMTP server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe remote SMTP server crashes when it is sent a command with a too long argument.
An attacker might use this flaw to kill this service or worse, execute arbitrary code on the server.
SolutionThis plugin tests for a generic condition. It may be remedied by upgrading, reconfiguring, or changing the SMTP Server (MTA).