ProFTPD < 1.3.5b / 1.3.6x < 1.3.6rc2 weak Diffie-Hellman key

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106755


The remote FTP server is affected by a Denial of Service


The remote host is using ProFTPD, a free FTP server for Unix and
According to its banner, the version of ProFTPD installed on the
remote host is prior to 1.3.5b or 1.3.6x prior to 1.3.6rc2
and is affected by an issue in the mod_tls module, which
might cause a weaker than intended Diffie-Hellman key
to be used.


Upgrade to ProFTPD version 1.3.5b / 1.3.6rc2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106755

File Name: proftpd_1_3_6_rc2.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2018/02/12

Modified: 2018/02/12

Dependencies: 10084, 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3125

BID: 84327