NetTerm FTP Server USER Command Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2861


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is running NetTerm FTP Server. All versions of NetTerm FTP server are vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. The primary maintainers have removed netftpd.exe from all new versions of their product. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote FTP server.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2861

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2005/04/26

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 18142

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Exploitable With

Metasploit (NetTerm NetFTPD USER Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1323

BID: 13396