War FTP Daemon 1.82 Denial of Service

critical Nessus Plugin ID 65188
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Synopsis

The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.

Description

According to its banner, the version of War FTP Daemon installed on the remote host is 1.82. As such, it is potentially affected by a flaw in how log messages are logged to the Windows Event log. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could leverage this issue to cause a denial of service.

Note that Nessus did not actually test for the flaw but instead has relied on the version in War FTP Daemon's banner.

Solution

Upgrade to War FTP Daemon version 1.83 or later.

See Also

http://www.warftp.org/?menu=323&cmd=show_article&article_id=1035

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2013/Feb/142

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 65188

File Name: warftpd_1_83.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 3/11/2013

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-2278

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:jgaa:warftpd

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/25/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2278

BID: 58182