Serv-U < Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5635


The remote FTP server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running Serv-U File Server, an FTP Server for Windows.

Versions of Serv-U earlier than are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- It is possible to create a directory, when using virtual paths and various combinations of permissions, where the end-user does not have permission to create the directory. Note that this issue was introduced in Serv-U and does not affect earlier version.

- Certain web client invalid URL parameters could cause the affected application to crash.


Upgrade to Serv-U version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5635

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 8/18/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 48435

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 8/16/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/16/2010

Reference Information

BID: 42523