WU-FTPD Multiple Vulnerabilities (OF, Priv Esc)

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


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to make the remote FTP server crash by creating a
huge directory structure. This is usually called the 'wu-ftpd buffer
overflow' even though it affects other FTP servers.

An attacker can exploit this issue to crash the FTP server, or
execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of the FTP server. Consider removing
directories writable by 'anonymous'.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10318 ()

Bugtraq ID: 113
599
747
2242

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0368
CVE-1999-0878
CVE-1999-0879
CVE-1999-0950