Family: FTP --> Category: destructive_attack
vftpd buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote ftp can be buffer overflown
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
It was possible to make the remote FTP server crash
by issuing the commands :
Where is longer than 504 chars.
A possible hacker can use this problem to prevent your FTP server
from working properly, thus preventing legitimate
users from using it.
Solution : upgrade your FTP to the latest version,
or change it.
Threat Level: Medium
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