GoodTech FTP Server Connection Saturation DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 10690


The remote ftp server is prone to denial of service attacks.


The remote host appears to be running GoodTech FTP Server for Windows.

It was possible to disable the remote FTP server by connecting to it about 3000 separate times. If the remote server is running from within [x]inetd, this is a feature and the FTP server should automatically be back in a couple of minutes. An attacker may use this flaw to prevent this service from working properly.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 10690

File Name: goodtech_ftpd_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.27 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2001/06/15

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/01/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0188

BID: 2270

OSVDB: 13803