GoodTech SMTP Server Malformed RCPT TO Command DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18433


The remote SMTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of GoodTech SMTP Server running on the remote host is prone to a denial of service attacks that can be triggered by sending a 'RCPT TO' command with the sole argument 'A'.


Upgrade to GoodTech SMTP Server 5.15 or newer.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18433

File Name: goodtech_smtpd_malformed_to_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: remote

Published: 2005/06/08

Modified: 2017/06/26

Dependencies: 10263

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/06/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1931

BID: 13888

OSVDB: 17197