HP-UX ftpd glob() Expansion STAT Command Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1819

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

A buffer overflow in FTP server in HPUX 11 and previous allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by creating a long pathname and calling the STAT command, which uses glob to generate long strings.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-07.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1819

File Name: 1819.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 11372

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0248

BID: 2552