ProFTPd < 1.2.0pre6 mkdir Command Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1843

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote ProFTPd server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when issued a too long mkdir command. An attacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.2.0pre6 or higher.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q3/0632.html

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1999-q3/0651.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1843

File Name: 1843.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1851

Nessus ID: 10189

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-1999-0911

BID: 612