VXWorks ftpd CEL Command Overflow DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1814


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


The remote VXWorks host can be brought down entirely if a user issues a too long argument to the CEL ftp command.


Contact your vendor and reference WindRiver field patch TSR 296292.

See Also



http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/317417, http://www.secnap.net/security/nbx001.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1814

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 11185

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/h:3com:webbngss3nbxnts

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-2300

BID: 6297