Serv-U FTP Server < 'STOU' Command Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2275


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


The remote host is running Serv-U FTP server. There is a bug in the way this version handles the 'STOU' command, which is used to send files to a remote server. It is reported that Serv-U FTP server will crash if it receives certain 'STOU' requests. An attacker may connect to the remote server and issue a 'STOU' request to deny service to legitimate users.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2275

File Name: 2275.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/09/13

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1853

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1675

BID: 11155