Core FTP Filename Processing Boundary Error FTP List Command Response Parsing Remote Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 59243


An FTP client on the remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Core FTP installed on the remote host is less than 2.2 build 1745. It thus is reportedly affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered when it receives a specially crafted FTP LIST command response.

By tricking a user into connecting to a malicious server, a remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the affected host, subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to Core FTP 2.2 build 1745 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59243

File Name: coreftp_stack_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/05/23

Modified: 2016/05/04

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:coreftp:coreftp

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/05/09

Reference Information

BID: 53438

OSVDB: 81785

Secunia: 49050