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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Netwin's DMail ETRN overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote mail server is vulnerable to a ETRN overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote SMTP server is vulnerable to a buffer
overflow when the ETRN command is issued arguments
which are too long.

This problem may permit a possible hacker to shut this server
down or to execute arbitrary code on this host.

Solution : Contact your vendor for a fix. If you are using
Netwin's DMail, then upgrade to version 2.7r or newer.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1297

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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