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MailEnable SMTP Connector Service DNS Lookup DoS Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for DNS Lookup DoS Vulnerability in MailEnable SMTP Connector Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The target is running at least one instance of MailEnable's SMTP
Connector service. A flaw exists in both the Standard Edition 1.7x
and Professional Edition 1.2x/1.5a-e that results in this service
crashing if it receives a DNS response with over 100 MX records. A
remote attacker can exploit this to perform a DoS attack against the
SMTP server on the target.

***** Nessus has acertaind the vulnerability exists on the target
***** simply by looking at the version number of MailEnable
***** installed there.

Solution : Upgrade to MailEnable Standard Edition 1.8 / Professional
Edition 1.5e or greater.

Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 11144

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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