WU-FTPD FTP Server File Globbing Remote DoS

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2746

Synopsis

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

Description

The 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.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=207&type=vulnerabilities

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2746

File Name: 2746.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2005/03/23

Modified: 2016/01/30

Dependencies: 1803, 1804

Nessus ID: 17602

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0256