Ability FTP Server Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2375


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running the Ability FTP Server. It is reported that Ability FTP Server is prone to a remote buffer overflow via the STOR command. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need to be able to craft and send a query to the FTP server on its service port (usually 21)


No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2375

File Name: 2375.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/11/01

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1


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

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Ability Server 2.34 STOR Command Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1627, CVE-2004-1626

BID: 11508

OSVDB: 11030, 12347