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CVE-2005-0256

CVE information

Published

17 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The wu_fnmatch function in wu_fnmatch.c in wu-ftpd 2.6.1 and 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion by recursion) via a glob pattern with a large number of * (wildcard) characters, as demonstrated using the dir command..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:washington_university:wu-ftpd:2.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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cpe:2.3:a:washington_university:wu-ftpd:2.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -