GoodTech < 5.15 SMTP RCPT TO: Single Character DoS (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3009


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host is running the GoodTech SMTP server. This version of Goodtech is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS) attack. An attacker sending a single character as an argument to the 'RCPT TO:' value, will cause the server to crash.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3009

Family: SMTP Servers

Published: 2005/06/07

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 2004, 2005

Nessus ID: 18433

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1931, CVE-2005-1015, CVE-2005-1013

BID: 13888, 12994