WU-FTPD < 2.6.0 'SITE NEWER' Command Memory Exhaustion DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1807
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote WU-FTPD server might be vulnerable to a resource exhaustion attack. To perform such an attack, one would have to log into this FTP server and issue bogus SITE NEWER commands.
SolutionUpgrade to WU-FTPD 2.6.0 or higher.