ProFTPD cwd Command Format String

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801024


The remote host is vulnerable to a remote 'format string' flaw.


The remote ProFTPd server is as old or older than 1.2.0rc2. There is a format string vulnerability in this version that might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host.


Upgrade to the latest version of ProFTPd.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801024

File Name: 801024.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Nessus ID: 11407

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-2001-0318

BID: 6781