FTP Voyager LIST Command File List Handling Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 11711


The remote host is running an FTP client that is affected by a remote buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host is running FTP Voyager - an FTP client.

The version installed is earlier than Such versions are reportedly affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability. An attacker could exploit this flaw in order to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To exploit it, an attacker would need to set up a rogue FTP server and have a user on this host connect to it.


Upgrade to version FTP Voyager or newer.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 11711

File Name: ftpvoyager_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/06/10

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2003/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/06/09

Reference Information

BID: 7862

OSVDB: 4584