Wing FTP Server SFTP Connection Unspecified DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53373


The remote FTP service is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.


The remote FTP server is running a version of Wing FTP Server earlier than 3.8.0. Such versions reportedly are affected by a denial of service vulnerability that can be triggered when handling SFTP connections.

A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this issue to crash the service and deny access to legitimate users.


Upgrade to version 3.8.0 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53373

File Name: wing_ftp_server_380.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Family: FTP

Published: 2011/04/12

Modified: 2018/08/08

Dependencies: 54955

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:wftpserver:wing_ftp_server

Required KB Items: SMB/Wing_FTP/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/03/06

Reference Information

BID: 46754

Secunia: 43634