SurgeFTP < 2.2m2 LEAK Command Remote DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2802


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


The remote host is running SurgeFTP, an FTP server for Microsoft and Unix platforms. This version of SurgeFTP is vulnerable to a content-parsing flaw via the LEAK command. Calling the LEAK command twice consecutively causes a file IO bug that causes the server to either stop responding or stop file transfers.


Upgrade to version 2.2m2 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2802

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2005/04/07

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1803, 1804

Nessus ID: 18000

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:netwin:surgeftp

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1034

BID: 13054