This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
It was possible to crash the remote FTP server by issuing the command :
This problem is known as the 'AIX FTPd' overflow and may allow the
remote user to easily gain access to the root (super-user) account on
the remote system.
See also :
If you are using AIX FTPd, then read IBM's advisory number
ERS-SVA-E01-1999:004.1, or contact your vendor for a patch.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10009 (aix_ftpd.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 679
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0789
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