HP-UX FTP Daemon PASS Command Remote Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by a format string stack overwrite

Description :

The remote ftp server does not sanitize properly the argument of the
PASS command it receives for anonymous accesses.

It may be possible for a remote attacker to gain shell access.

See also :


Solution :

Patches are available from the vendor.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10490 (hpux_ftpd.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1560

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0699