ProFTPd < 1.2.0pre6 mkdir Command Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801021


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote ProFTPd server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when issued a too long mkdir command. An attacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host.


Upgrade to version 1.2.0pre6 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801021

File Name: 801021.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Nessus ID: 10189

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-1999-0911

BID: 612