Smail-3 < Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 17633


The remote mail server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its banner, the remote host is running as its mail server S-mail version or older. Such versions contain various vulnerabilities that may allow an unauthenticated attacker execute arbitrary code on the remote host by exploiting a heap overflow by sending a malformed argument to the 'MAIL FROM' command.


Upgrade to Smail or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17633

File Name: smail_multiple_vulnerabilities.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Published: 3/25/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/26/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0892, CVE-2005-0893

BID: 12899, 12922