Core FTP Server < 1.2 Build 508 lstrcpy Overflow Code Execution

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72661
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VPR Score: 5.9


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: Medium

ID: 72661

File Name: coreftp_server_1_2_508.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2/24/2014

Updated: 11/27/2019

Dependencies: coreftp_server_detect.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-1215

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:coreftp:coreftp

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Core FTP Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/18/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-1215

BID: 65692