Serv-U 7.x < 7.2.0.1 SFTP Directory Creation Logging DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 33937
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Synopsis

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

Description

The installed version of Serv-U 7.x is earlier than 7.2.0.1 and thus reportedly contains an SFTP bug in which directory creation and logging SFTP commands could lead to an application crash.

Solution

Upgrade to Serv-U version 7.2.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.serv-u.com/kb/1769/ServU-7-vs-ServU-6

https://support.solarwinds.com/Success_Center/Serv-U_Managed_File_Transfer_Serv-U_FTP_Server/Serv-U_Documentation/release_notes

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33937

File Name: servu_7_2_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 8/20/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: servu_version.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

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

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

Required KB Items: ftp/servu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3731

BID: 30739

Secunia: 31461