GLD Greylisting Server < 1.5 Detection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2818


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running the GLD Greylisting server. A Greylisting server is one that forces SMTP servers to re-send an email. By forcing a re-send, SPAM can be greatly throttled down. Versions of GLD prior to 1.5 are prone to multiple remote attack vectors.


Upgrade to version 1.5 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2818

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2005/04/12

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:salim_gasmi:gld

Exploitable With

Metasploit (GLD (Greylisting Daemon) Postfix Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1100

BID: 13129, 13133