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WU-FTPD FTP Server File Globbing Remote DoS

High

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running a WU-FTPD FTP server. This version of WU-FTPD is vulnerable to a remote Denial of Service (DoS). Specifically, by sending a LIST request with many '*' characters causes the remote server to crash. This introduces a risk to availability.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.