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Category:   Application (E-mail Server)  >   McAfee Email Gateway Vendors:   CipherTrust
IronMail "Denial of Service Protection" Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015555
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 1 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IronMail. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

If the target IronMail service is configured with "Denial of Service Protection" enabled, then a remote user can generate a TCP SYN flood, sending malformed packets via multiple connections to cause the server to become busy.

Alex Hernandez is credited with discovering this vulnerability and Mark Ludwik is credited with researching the vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to become busy.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.

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