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War FTP Daemon 'USER' and 'PASS' Remote Format String Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FTP

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running War FTP and is prone to format string vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a format string error when the username and password are received in a ftp request. This can be exploited to crash the application via a ftp request packet containing a specially crafted username and password fields.

Affected Software

Affected Software

War FTP Daemon 1.82 RC 11.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.