Xlight FTP Server Authentication SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4981


The remote host is vulnerable to a SQL Injection attack.


The version of Xlight FTP installed on the remote host is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack during login. This allows an attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands in the context of the FTP server. Installations that are not using external ODBC authentication are not affected by this vulnerability.


Upgrade to version 3.2.1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4981

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2009/03/31

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 36051

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:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:xlightftpd:xlight_ftp_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4795

BID: 34288