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
vulnerability.

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 :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms99-003

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced above.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10118 (iis_ftp_crash.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 192

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0349