Smallftpd Crafted RETR Command Remote Overflow DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1152
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionRestrict access to trusted users.