HP-UX FTP Daemon PASS Command Remote Format String

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-08/0028.html

Solution :

Patches are available from the vendor.

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)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10490 (hpux_ftpd.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1560

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0699