War FTP Daemon CWD/MKD Overflow DoS
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1849
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe version of the War FTP Daemon running on this host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack. This is due to improper bounds checking within the code that handles both the CWD and MKD commands. By exploiting this vulnerability, it is possible to crash the server, and potentially run arbitrary commands on this system.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.