Multiple FTP Server setproctitle Function Arbitrary Command Execution

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Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is susceptible to a remote command execution
attack.

Description :

The remote FTP server misuses the function setproctitle() and may
allow an attacker to gain a root shell on this host by logging in as
'anonymous' and providing a carefully crafted format string as its
email address.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?aee65ddc

Solution :

Install the latest patches from your vendor.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11391 (ftp_setproctitle.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1425
1438

CVE ID: CVE-2000-0574