This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Arbitrary code may be run on the remote server.
The remote host is running a version of ProFTPD which seems to be
vulnerable to a buffer overflow when a user downloads a malformed ASCII
An attacker with upload privileges on this host may abuse this flaw to
gain a root shell on this host.
*** The author of ProFTPD did not increase the version number
*** of his product when fixing this issue, so it might be false
Upgrade to ProFTPD 1.2.9 when available or to 1.2.8p
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 11849 ()
Bugtraq ID: 8679
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0831
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