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The remote FTP server is prone to a denial of service attack.
It was possible to make the remote FTP server crash by sending the
command 'STAT *?AAAAA....AAAAA'.
There is a bug in certain versions of Microsoft's FTP server that can
be exploited in this fashion. Other FTP servers may also react
adversely to such a string. An attacker may leverage this issue to
crash the affected service and deny usage to legitimate users.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for IIS 4.0, 5.0, and 5.1.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true