MS10-024: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange and Windows SMTP Service Could Allow Denial of Service (981832) (uncredentialed check)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45517
SynopsisThe remote mail server may be affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe installed version of Microsoft Exchange / Windows SMTP Service is affected by at least one vulnerability :
- Incorrect parsing of DNS Mail Exchanger (MX) resource records could cause the Windows Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) component to stop responding until the service is restarted. (CVE-2010-0024)
- Improper allocation of memory for interpreting SMTP command responses may allow an attacker to read random email message fragments stored on the affected server.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP, 2003, and 2008 as well as Exchange Server 2000, 2003, 2007, and 2010.