Serv-U < SFTP Directory Creation Logging DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4630


The remote FTP server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The remote host is running Serv-U File Server, an FTP server for Windows. The installed version of Serv-U is earlier than and reportedly contains an SFTP bug in which directory creation and logging SFTP commands could lead to an application crash.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4630

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2008/08/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 4629

Nessus ID: 33937

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:serv-u:serv-u

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3731

BID: 30739