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Family: Denial of Service --> Category: flood

GoodTech ftpd DoS Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
connections attempts overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote ftp server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running GoodTech FTP Server for Windows.

It was possible to disable the remote FTP server by connecting to it
about 3000 separate times. If the remote server is running from
within [x]inetd, this is a feature and the FTP server should
automatically be back in a couple of minutes. A possible hacker may use
this flaw to prevent this service from working properly.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of GoodTech FTP server later than

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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