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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CSM Mail server MTA 'HELO' denial

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflows the remote SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

There might be a buffer overflow when this MTA is issued the 'HELO' command
issued by a too long argument (12,000 chars)

This problem may permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on this computer,
or to disable your ability to send or receive emails.

Solution : contact your vendor for a patch.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 895

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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