Microsoft IIS FTP Status Request DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1841

Synopsis

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

Description

It may be possible to make the remote FTP server crash by sending the command 'STAT *?AAAAA....AAAAA' An attacker may use this flaw to prevent your FTP server from working properly.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms02-018.asp

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1841

File Name: 1841.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 10934

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0073

BID: 4482