TYPSoft FTP Server Malformed STOR / RETR Command DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11097


The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote FTP server crashes when it is sent the command RETR ../../* or STOR ../../*

An attacker may use this flaw to cause the server to crash.


Upgrade the software or use another FTP service.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11097

File Name: typsoft_ftp_DoS.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.24 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2002/08/21

Modified: 2011/08/16

Dependencies: 10079, 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2001/10/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-1156

BID: 3409

OSVDB: 2085