This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote ftp server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.
It was possible to make the remote FTP server crash by creating a huge
directory structure and then attempting to list list it using wildcards.
This is usually known as the 'ftp glob overflow' attack. It may be
possible to exploit this to execute arbitrary code.
See also :
Upgrade to the latest version of your FTP software.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 10648 (ftp_glob_overflow.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 2548
CVE ID: CVE-2001-0247
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