Novell NetWare FTPServ Malformed Input Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11614


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


The installed version of Novell FTPServ does not handle certain types of input properly. An attacker can exploit this flaw to crash the FTP service.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11614

File Name: ftp_novell_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: remote

Family: Netware

Published: 2003/05/09

Modified: 2011/03/11

Dependencies: 10079, 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: ftp/login

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Reference Information

BID: 7072

OSVDB: 55308