FileZilla FTP Server < 0.9.17 MLSD Command Overflow

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800514


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running FileZilla, an FTP server. There is a flaw in the remote version of this software that may allow an authenticated attacker to issue a malformed request such that a buffer overflow occurs. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code.


Upgrade to version 0.9.17 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 800514

Family: FTP Servers

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2173

BID: 17802