WS_FTP Server Path Parsing Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of WS_FTP on the remote host is
vulnerable to a remote denial of service.

There is an error in the parsing of file paths. Exploitation of this
flaw may cause a vulnerable system to use a large amount of CPU

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to WS_FTP Server 5.03 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 14584 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11065

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1643