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Family: FTP --> Category: destructive_attack

BSD ftpd setproctitle() format string Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote ftpd is vulnerable to format string attacks

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote FTP server misuses the function setproctitle() and
may allow a possible hacker to gain a root shell on this host by
logging in as 'anonymous' and providing a carefully crafted
format string as its email address.

Solution : upgrade your FTP server.
Threat Level: High

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