ProFTPD 1.3.1 SQL injection protection bypass

high Nessus Plugin ID 106750


The remote FTP server is affected by a mitigation bypass.


The remote host is using ProFTPD, a free FTP server for Unix and Linux.
According to its banner, the version of ProFTPD installed on the remote host is 1.3.1x and may be affected by SQL injection protection bypass when NLS support is enabled.


Upgrade to ProFTPD version 1.3.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106750

File Name: proftpd_1_3_1_sql_bypass.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2/12/2018

Updated: 11/8/2019

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd

Required KB Items: ftp/proftpd, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/5/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/5/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0543

BID: 33650

CWE: 89