WU-FTPD QUOTE PASV Forced Core Dump Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote FTP server fails to handle QUOTE PASV requests for logged
in users. An attacker can send a specially crafted requests to cause
the service to die and dump core. The core file contains the usernames
and passwords of all users.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?203721e9

Solution :

Upgrade your FTP server to the latest version.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10086 (ftp_pasv_on_connect.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0075