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The remote FTP server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
It was possible to crash the remote FTP server by issuing a specially
crafted command, such as 'NLST aaaXXXX%u%[...]%u%u%u%%u%653300u%n'
where 'XXXX' is replaced with four characters - ASCII values 0xDC,
0x4F, 0x07 and 0x08. This issue is known to affect ProFTPD version
1.2.0pre6, although other FTP servers may be affected as well.
It is likely that a remote attacker can leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary code on the remote host, subject to the privileges under
which the service runs.
See also :
If running ProFTPD, upgrade to version 1.2.0pre7 or later
contact the vendor to see if an update exists.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10191 ()
Bugtraq ID: 612
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0911
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