Serv-U 7.x < SFTP Directory Creation Logging DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33937


The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The installed version of Serv-U 7.x is earlier than and thus reportedly contains an SFTP bug in which directory creation and logging SFTP commands could lead to an application crash.


Upgrade to Serv-U version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33937

File Name: servu_7_2_0_1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2008/08/20

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 48434

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:serv-u:serv-u

Required KB Items: ftp/servu

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3731

BID: 30739

OSVDB: 47589

Secunia: 31461