Gene6 FTP Server Multiple Command Remote Overflows

High Nessus Plugin ID 21324


The remote FTP server is affected by buffer overflow flaws.


The remote host appears to be using Gene6 FTP Server, a professional FTP server for Windows.

According to its banner, the version of Gene6 FTP Server installed on the remote host contains buffer overflow vulnerabilities that can be exploited by an authenticated, possibly anonymous, user with specially crafted 'MKD', 'RMD', 'XMKD', and 'XRMD' commands to crash the affected application or execute arbitrary code on the affected host.


Upgrade to Gene6 FTP Server version 3.8.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21324

File Name: gene6_380.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2006/05/04

Modified: 2011/09/22

Dependencies: 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/05/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2172

BID: 17810

OSVDB: 25238