Wing FTP Server Multiple ZIP Commands Parsing Remote DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62976
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Synopsis

The remote FTP service is vulnerable to an authenticated denial of service attack.

Description

The remote FTP server is running a version of Wing FTP Server earlier than 4.1.1. As such, it is reportedly affected by an authenticated denial of service attack triggered when parsing multiple ZIP commands.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.1.1 or later.

See Also

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2012/Oct/49

https://www.wftpserver.com/serverhistory.htm#gotop

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62976

File Name: wing_ftp_server_411.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: FTP

Published: 11/20/2012

Updated: 12/4/2019

Dependencies: wing_ftp_server_detect.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4729

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:wftpserver:wing_ftp_server

Required KB Items: SMB/Wing_FTP/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/6/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4729

BID: 55847