Ruby ftpd Gem 'filename' Parameter Remote Command Execution

high Nessus Plugin ID 65078


The remote host is running an FTP server that is affected by a code injection vulnerability.


Nessus was able to exploit a code injection vulnerability in the Ruby ftpd Gem by providing a specially crafted 'filename' parameter to the LIST command.


Upgrade to ftpd gem 0.2.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65078

File Name: ftp_ruby_command_injection.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 3/7/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:2.3:a:wconrad:ftpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: ftp/login

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/2/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/28/2013

Reference Information

BID: 58279