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The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service
The version of WU-FTPD on the remote server uses a vulnerable version
of /bin/ls. It does not filter arguments to /bin/ls, which could lead
to a DoS. It is possible to consume all available memory on the
machine by sending :
ls '-w 1000000 -C'
See also :
Contact your vendor for a fix.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 11912 ()
Bugtraq ID: 8875
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0853CVE-2003-0854
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