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: 2008/02/08

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 40772, 40771

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.7

Temporal Score: 7.8

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:/a:ipswitch:ws_ftp

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/02/04

Reference Information

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

BID: 27573, 27612, 27654