Symantec Mail Security for Domino Arbitrary Mail Relay

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23979


The remote Windows host contains an application that allows unauthorized mail relaying.


Symantec Mail Security for Domino, which provides antispam and anti- virus protection for Lotus Domino, is installed on the remote Windows host.

The Premium Antispam feature included with the version of Symantec Mail Security for Domino on the remote host reportedly fails to recognize and reject a specific SMTP recipient address format. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to relay spam and other types of messages through the remote host.


Upgrade to Symantec Mail Security for Domino version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23979

File Name: sms_domino_email_relaying.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/06

Modified: 2014/05/16

Dependencies: 13855, 10456

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:mail_security

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5545

BID: 19866

OSVDB: 29895