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SLMail:27 denial of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
VRFY aaaaa(...)aaa crashes the remote MTA

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It was possible to perform a denial
of service against the remote SMTP server by
sending a too long argument to the VRFY command on
port 27.

This problem permits a possible hacker to bring down
your mail system, preventing you from sending
and receiving emails.


Solution : Update your MTA, or change it.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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