WU-FTPD FTP Server File Globbing Remote DoS
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2746
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a WU-FTPD FTP server. This version of WU-FTPD is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS). Specifically, by sending a LIST request with many '*' characters causes the remote server to crash. This introduces a risk to availability.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.