WU-FTPD < 2.6.1 'SITE EXEC' Command Overflow
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1808
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe remote WU-FTP server is vulnerable to a flaw which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with its privileges (typically root) by sending a malformed argument to the SITE EXEC command.
SolutionUpgrade to wu-ftpd 2.6.1 or higher.