WU-FTPD wu_fnmatch() Function File Globbing Remote DoS

Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

The version of WU-FTPD running on the remote host exhausts all
available resources on the server when it repeatedly receives
the following command :

LIST *****[...]*.*

This issue has been confirmed in WU-FTPD 2.6.2 and earlier.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bad5e32a

Solution :

Apply the latest vendor patches.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 17602 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0256