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Encapsulated SMTP Address" Vulnerability

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Dear friends,

i am using windows NT 4.0 server with service pack 6 and with exchange server 5.5 with service pack 3 installed on it.For the last few days the spam is done on my server.when i checked this it show that IMCEASMTP ,what does this mean?.when i went to different sites to check this i tell me that the is vuneribility in exchange server 5.5 .microsoft have also released pattch for this "icrosoft Security Bulletin (MS99-027)".

Please tell if i install this patch ,will this solve the problem of spamming and also there should not be any problem in my mail server .i should be able to send and recieve mails with out any problem.
i want to know the effect of this patch on my exchange 5.5. server?

after installation of this patch ,can my mail serveris safe from spammer and also good for sending and recieving mails .please try to help me out this problems.

thanks
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Yes - install the patch
No - you is never safe

SoftScan puts an end to virus and spam threats from the Internet
http://www.softscan.dk/english/index.asp

Online Resources for Spam Mail Testing and Information
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;249266

Beating Messenger Spam
http://www.practical-tech.com/infrastructure/i11042002.htm

Many Regards
Jorgen Malmgren
IT-Supervisor
Denmark

:o) Your brain is like a parachute. It works best when it's open
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