Smallftpd Crafted RETR Command Remote Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1152

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.

Description

The remote FTP server (smallftpd) is vulnerable to a flaw that may allow a remote user to crash the server if the user specifies an overly long RETR command. Note that the remote user must have a valid username and password to exploit this flaw.

Solution

Restrict access to trusted users.

See Also

http://securityvulns.com/docs5796.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1152

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1803, 1804

Nessus ID: 12072

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:smallftpd:smallftpd

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0299

BID: 9684, 40180