Xftp < 3.0 Build 242 LIST Response Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a buffer
overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Xftp, an FTP client for Windows, installed on the
remote host is older than 3.0 Build 242. Such versions are reportedly
affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

By tricking a user into double-clicking on a file name included in the
'LIST' command response from a malicious FTP server, it may be
possible for the attacker to trigger a denial of service condition or
to execute arbitrary code on the affected host .

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to Xftp 3.0 Build 243 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 47701 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40470


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