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From: Olaf Kirch (okirsuse.de)
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 12:09:02 CDT
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 06:41:11PM +0200, Konrad Klein wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I have the following problem. I installed a box with SuSE 7.2, updated all
> packages und then checked the security of the server with Nessus.
> The result of the scan is, that Nessus could crash sendmail, because of a HELO
> command with a long argument. Is there a way to prevent this, or is this a
> problem of the installed SuSE rpm sendmail-8.11.3-68.rpm ?
Exactly what happened? Did you confirm it crashed, or did it ust exit?
What is the domain name nessus used in the HELO command? I tried with
"aaaaa.." and all I got was "501 5.0.0 Invalid domain name".
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