bftpd Multiple 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 :

The version of bftpd running on the remote host is vulnerable to a
remote buffer overflow attack when issued very long arguments to the
SITE CHOWN command. A remote attacker could exploit this issue to
crash the FTP server, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-12/0189.html

Solution :

Upgrade to bftpd version 1.0.24 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:W/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10579 (bftpd_chown.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 2120

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0065
CVE-2000-0943