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War FTP Daemon CWD/MKD Overflow DoS

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The version of the War FTP Daemon running on this host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow attack. This is due to improper bounds checking within the code that handles both the CWD and MKD commands. By exploiting this vulnerability, it is possible to crash the server, and potentially run arbitrary commands on this system.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.