MailEnable EHLO denial of service

mailenable-ehlo-dos (19973) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MailEnable is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, caused by a vulnerability in the smtpd service. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted EHLO request to cause the system to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Apply the hotfix for this vulnerability, available from the MailEnable Hotfix Download Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • MailEnable MailEnable 1.04 and prior Enterprise
  • MailEnable MailEnable 1.54 and prior Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Web
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Standard
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server

Reported:

Apr 05, 2005

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