Core FTP Server < 1.2 Build 508 lstrcpy Overflow Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 72661


The FTP server running on the remote host is affected by a code execution vulnerability.


The version of Core FTP running on the remote host is prior to 1.2 build 508. It is, therefore, affected by buffer overflow conditions in the RegQueryValueExA() and lstrcpy() functions due to improper validation of user-supplied input when reading data from the config.dat file and/or from the Windows Registry. A local attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or to execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Core FTP version 1.2 build 508 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72661

File Name: coreftp_server_1_2_508.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2014/02/24

Modified: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 72660

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:coreftp:coreftp

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Core FTP Server

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/01/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1215

BID: 65692