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: 1.16

Type: remote

Published: 6/8/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/7/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1931

BID: 13888