FileZilla FTP Server < 0.9.31 SSL/TLS Packet Overflow DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4952


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host is running FileZilla.

This version of FileZilla is reported to be vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. The nature of the attack seems to take place within the SSL/TLS code. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to crash the service.


Upgrade to version 0.9.31 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4952

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2009/03/09

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 45112

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:filezilla:filezilla_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0884

BID: 34006