Microsoft IIS FTP Server NLST Command Overflow DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

It is possible to make the IIS FTP server close all the active
connections by issuing a too long NLST command, which will make the
server crash. An attacker can use this flaw to prevent people from
downloading data from your FTP server.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10118 (iis_ftp_crash.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 192

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0349