Dragon FTP USER Command Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It was possible to crash the remote FTP server by issuing a USER
command followed by a very long argument (over 16,000 characters).
This is likely due to a remote buffer overflow vulnerability. A
remote attacker could exploit this to crash the server, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of your FTP server.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10450 (dragon_ftp.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1352

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0479