TYPSoft FTP Server Empty Username DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 14707


It is possible to crash the remote FTP server.


The remote host seems to be running TYPSoft FTP server, version 1.10.

This version is prone to a remote denial of service flaw. By sending an empty login username, an attacker can cause the FTP server to crash, denying service to legitimate users.


Unknown at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 14707

File Name: typsoftftp_empty_username_dos.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.24 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2004/09/13

Modified: 2016/11/03

Dependencies: 10092, 14773

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: ftp/typsoftftp

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0252

BID: 9573

OSVDB: 6613