This vulnerability is 15 years 7 months and 19 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisThe remote SMTP server has multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability DescriptionThe remote SMTP server crashes when it is issued a HELO, MAIL FROM, or RCPT TO command with an argument longer than 2100 characters. A remote attacker could exploit this by crashing the server, or possibly executing arbitrary code.
It is likely the remote SMTP server is running BaSoMail, though other products may be affected as well.
SolutionIf the SMTP server is BaSoMail, consider using a different product, as it has not been actively maintained for several years. Otherwise, upgrade to the latest version of the SMTP server.
CVE ReferencesN/A NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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