lftp HTTP Directory Name Handling Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1136


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The client is using a version of lftp less than 2.6.10. This version is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow from a malicious server.


Upgrade to version 2.6.10 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1136

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:alexander_v._lukyanov:lftp

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0963