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WU-FTPD < 2.6.0 'SITE NEWER' Command Memory Exhaustion DoS

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote WU-FTPD server might be vulnerable to a resource exhaustion attack. To perform such an attack, one would have to log into this FTP server and issue bogus SITE NEWER commands.

Solution

Upgrade to WU-FTPD 2.6.0 or higher.