SlimFTPd < 3.17 Multiple Commands Remote Overflow
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3102
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe remote host seems to be running a vulnerable version of SlimFTPd, a small FTP server for Windows. It is reported that versions up to 3.16 are prone to buffer overflow vulnerability that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on this host. A attacker needs a valid FTP account to exploit this vulnerability (to include anonymous access, if enabled).
NOTE: The SlimFTPd hotfix does not change the version number from 3.16 to 3.17.
SolutionUpgrade to version 3.17 or higher.