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 >> SLMail denial of service


Vulnerability Assessment Details

SLMail 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.

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

Cables, Connectors

Knoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD
$11.95
Knoppix 7.2.0 Live Linux Bootable Startup CD (Runs form CD) +Free Retro Linux CD pictureLatest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows USB
$17.99
Latest KNOPPIX LINUX Operating system PC repair Bootable live system Windows USB pictureKNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v8.1 Live DVD & 16GB USB Flash Drive with Persistence
$17.99
KNOPPIX LINUX - NEW v8.1 Live DVD & 16GB USB Flash Drive with Persistence pictureKnoppix Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide
$8.0
Knoppix Linux Live USB 32 64 bit Debian GNU Apache MySQL w/setup guide picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.