ProFTPD STAT Command Remote DoS
High Nessus Plugin ID 10634
SynopsisThe remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability that is triggered when it receives a specially crafted STAT command.
A remote attacker can exploit this to cause the consumption of all available memory.
SolutionIf using ProFTPD, upgrade to version 1.2.2 and modify the configuration file to include :
DenyFilter \*.*/ Otherwise, contact the vendor for a solution.