Vermillion FTPD Long CWD Commands DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host has an application that is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to make the remote FTP server crash
by issuing the commands :

CWD <buffer>
CWD <buffer>
CWD <buffer>

Where <buffer> is longer than 504 chars.

An attacker can use this problem to prevent your FTP server
from working properly, thus preventing legitimate
users from using it.

Solution :

upgrade your FTP to the latest version,
or change it.

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: 10293 ()

Bugtraq ID: 818

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1058