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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2000-0216
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:03:19
Published 29 Feb 2000 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft email clients in Outlook, Exchange, and Windows Messaging automatically respond to Read Receipt and Delivery Receipt tags, which could allow an attacker to flood a mail system with responses by forging a Read Receipt request that is redirected to a large distribution list.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Exchange Server

  • Microsoft Outlook

  • Microsoft Windows Messaging


NTBUGTRAQ - 20000229 mailbombing DoS easily exploitable against mail systems using MS mail clients.

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:36