Xlight FTP Server Multiple Remote Overflows

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 12056


The remote FTP server is affected by multiple remote buffer overflow vulnerabilities.


The remot ehost is running a verion of the Xlight FTP server earlier than 1.53. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple remote buffer overflow vulnerabilities. An attacker could exploit these flaws in order to crash the affected service.


Upgrade to Xlight server 1.53 or later, as this reportedly fixes the issue.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 12056

File Name: ftp_xlight_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2004/02/16

Modified: 2016/10/10

Dependencies: 10092, 10079

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0255, CVE-2004-0287

BID: 9585, 9627, 9668

OSVDB: 6614, 6722