TYPSoft FTP Server Malformed STOR / RETR Command DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service

Description :

The remote FTP server crashes when it is sent the command
RETR ../../*
STOR ../../*

An attacker may use this flaw to cause the server to crash.

Solution :

Upgrade the software or use another FTP service.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11097 ()

Bugtraq ID: 3409

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1156