Serv-U < FTP Server SSL Renegotiation DoS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69060


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


According to its banner, the installed version of Serv-U is earlier than and is, therefore, potentially affected by a denial of service vulnerability. A remote attacker could cause denial of service conditions by continually sending SSL renegotiation requests to the application.


Upgrade to Serv-U version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69060

File Name: servu_14_0_2_0.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 7/25/2013

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:serv-u:serv-u

Required KB Items: ftp/servu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/2/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/2/2013

Reference Information

BID: 61139