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The remote Windows host has an FTP client that is prone to a buffer
The version of WS_FTP Pro, an FTP client, installed on the remote host
is earlier than 9.0. Such versions are reportedly affected by a remote
overflow triggered by an overly long string of ASCII mode directory
data from a malicious server.
If an attacker can trick a user on this system to connect to a
malicious FTP server using the affected application, this issue could
be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's
See also :
Upgrade to WS_FTP Pro 9.0, as that reportedly addresses the issue.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.9
Public Exploit Available : false