WS_FTP Server CWD Command Remote DoS

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

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of WS_FTP running on the remote
host has a denial of service vulnerability. Sending a 'CWD' command
followed by a long argument causes the service to crash.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of WS_FTP.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 14586 ()

Bugtraq ID: 217

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0362