Xlight FTP Server Authentication SQL Injection

high Nessus Plugin ID 36051
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The remote FTP is affected by a SQL injection vulnerability.


The version of Xlight FTP installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack during login. This allows an attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands in the context of the FTP server.

Installations that are not using external ODBC authentication are not affected by this vulnerability.


Upgrade to version 3.2.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36051

File Name: ftp_xlight_sql_injection.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 3/31/2009

Updated: 7/11/2018

Dependencies: ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl, find_service2.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Excluded KB Items: global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4795

BID: 34288

Secunia: 34513