WS_FTP Server < 6.1.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4361


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


This host is running a vulnerable version of WS_FTP FTP server. Versions up to and including 6.1.0 are reported prone to multiple flaws:

- A vulnerability caused by an improper handling of UDP packets within the FTP log server. An attacker can exploit this to crash the affected service. (CVE-2008-0608)

- A buffer overflow vulnerability in the SSH server service when handling arguments to the 'opendir' command. (CVE-2008-0590)

- An information disclosure vulnerability when processing HTTP requests for the 'FTPLogServer/LogViewer.asp' script. An attacker can exploit this to gain access to the log viewing interface. (CVE-2008-5692)


Upgrade to version 6.1.1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4361

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2/8/2008

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 40772, 40771

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:ipswitch:ws_ftp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 5/20/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/4/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5693, CVE-2008-0590, CVE-2008-5692, CVE-2008-0608

BID: 27573, 27612, 27654