MailEnable SMTP Connector Service SPF Record Crafted Lookup DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22411

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for Windows.

The SMTP server bundled with the version of MailEnable installed on the remote host is affected by a flaw in which SPF lookups for domains with large records may result in a NULL pointer exception in the SMTP service. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this issue to crash the affected service.

Solution

Apply Hotfix ME-10014.

See Also

http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22411

File Name: mailenable_smtp_spf_dos.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Published: 2006/09/19

Updated: 2018/07/14

Dependencies: 10263, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mailenable:mailenable

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4616

BID: 20091