Gene6 FTP Server < Multiple Command Remote Overflows

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3534


The remote FTP server is affected by buffer overflow flaws.


The remote host appears to be using Gene6 FTP Server, a professional FTP server for Windows. According to its banner, the version of Gene6 FTP Server installed on the remote host contains buffer overflow vulnerabilities that can be exploited by an authenticated, possibly anonymous, user with specially-crafted 'MKD', 'RMD', 'XMKD', and 'XRMD' commands to crash the affected application or execute arbitrary code on the affected host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3534

File Name: 3534.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 21324

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.9


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2172

BID: 17810

OSVDB: 25238