Wing FTP Server Multiple ZIP Commands Parsing Remote DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 62976


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


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.


Upgrade to version 4.1.1 or later.

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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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-4729

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