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smtp: Attempted command buffer overflow
From: Phil Daws <uxbod () splatnix net>
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:06:43 +0100 (BST)

Hello,

have recently installed Snort and am beginning to see a lot of alerts from the SMTP preprocessor for SID 124:1:1.  
Looking at the payload data it shows:

0000000: 45 48 4c 4f 20 6c 69 73 74 73 2e 73 6f   75 72 63 65 66 6f 72 67 65 2e 6e 65 74  EHLO.lists.sourceforge.net
000001A: 0d 0a                                                                            ..

this to an untrained eye looks okay so why would it be tripping the test ?

Thanks.

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