WFTPD <= 3.23 Multiple Command Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3733


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote WFTP server vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. The server allegedly does not properly parse and verify input to the 'CWD', 'DELE', 'APPE', 'MDTM', 'MKD', 'RMD', 'MLST', 'RNFR', 'SIZE', 'XCWD', 'XMKD', and XRMD commands. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to authenticate to the FTP server. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker executing arbitrary code on the WFTP server.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3733

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2006/08/21

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:texas_imperial_software:wftpd

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Texas Imperial Software WFTPD 3.23 SIZE Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4318, CVE-2006-5826

BID: 20942, 19617