Multiple Vendor FTPD on Windows Floppy Request CPU Consumption DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote FTP server may be vulnerable to a denial of

Description :

It is possible for a remote user to cause a denial of
service on a host running Serv-U FTP Server, G6 FTP Server
or WarFTPd Server. Repeatedly submitting an 'a:/' GET or
RETR request, appended with arbitrary data, will cause
the CPU usage to spike to 100%.

Nessus identified the remote server as running version 1.71
of WarFTPd.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of WarFTPd or contact your
FTP vendor for details.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10822 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2698


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