WU-FTPD Debug Mode Client Hostname Remote Format String

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a format string vulnerability.

Description :

The remote WU-FTPd server, according to its version number, is
vulnerable to a format string attack when running in debug mode.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?859aecba

Solution :

Upgrade to WU-FTPD version 2.6.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11331 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2296

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0187