GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Server (gsftps) Custom Command Long Parameter DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 21188
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The remote FTP server is prone to denial of service attacks.


GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Server is installed on the remote Windows host.

According to the registry, the version of GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Server on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability involving a lengthy parameter line to an unspecified custom command.


Upgrade to GlobalSCAPE Secure FTP Server 3.1.4 Build 01.10.2006 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21188

File Name: globalscapeftp_314.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 4/7/2006

Updated: 7/12/2018

Dependencies: ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/10/2006

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1693

BID: 17398