SlimFTPd Username/Password Overflow Remote DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host appears to be using SlimFTPd, a free, small,
standards-compliant FTP server for Windows.

The installed version of SlimFTPd on the remote host suffers from a
denial of service vulnerability. By sending 'user' and 'pass'
commands that are each 40 bytes long, an attacker will crash the
service after about a short period of time.

See also :

http://www.critical.lt/?vuln/8

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 19588 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14723

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2850