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MS SMTP DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote SMTP server can be restarted

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It is possible to make the remote SMTP server fail
and restart by sending it malformed input.

The service will restart automatically, but all the connections
established at the time of the attack will be dropped.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to make mail delivery to your site
less efficient.


Solution : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS02-012.mspx
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 4204

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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