McAfee WebShield SMTP Unsupported

critical Nessus Plugin ID 63135
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Synopsis

The remote mail service is unsupported.

Description

The install of McAfee WebShield SMTP listening on the remote host is no longer supported since the product reached End of Life on March 31, 2010.

Lack of support implies that no new security patches for the product will be released by the vendor. As a result, it is likely to contain security vulnerabilities.

Solution

Migrate to another mail filtering application.

See Also

https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB61078

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 63135

File Name: webshield_unsupported.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Published: 12/3/2012

Updated: 9/22/2020

Dependencies: smtpserver_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mcafee:webshield

Reference Information

IAVA: 0001-A-0550