Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Denial of Service >> MailEnable SMTP Server HELO Command Denial of Service Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MailEnable SMTP Server HELO Command Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to crash MailEnable SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SMTP server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host is running MailEnable, a commercial mail server for
Windows.

According to the version number in its banner, the SMTP server bundled
with the installation of MailEnable on the remote host will crash when
handling malformed HELO commands. An unauthenticated attacker may be
able to leverage this issue to deny service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.divisionbyzero.be/?p=173
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/438374/30/0/threaded
http://www.divisionbyzero.be/?p=174
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2006-June/047443.html
http://www.mailenable.com/hotfix/

Solution :

Apply the ME-10013 hotfix referenced in the vendor link above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18630

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Vintage Gateway GP6 566C Intel Celeron Windows 98 SE Legacy Computer
$105.0
Vintage Gateway GP6 566C Intel Celeron Windows 98 SE Legacy Computer pictureVintage Borland Turbo C++ for DOS w/3.5" & 5.25" Floppy Disks Manual Programming
$48.95
Vintage Borland Turbo C++ for DOS w/3.5Vtg ergonomic Keyboard pc concepts Built in touch Pad SK-6000 white computer eX2
$50.0
Vtg ergonomic Keyboard pc concepts Built in touch Pad SK-6000 white computer eX2 pictureMicrocomputer Power Inc. Power Supply - Vintage Legacy CP129
$57.0
Microcomputer Power Inc. Power Supply - Vintage Legacy CP129 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.