Vulnerability Details

WS_FTP SITE CPWD Buffer Overflow

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
This host is running a version of WS_FTP FTP server prior to 3.1.2.

Technical Details:
Versions earlier than 3.1.2 contain an unchecked buffer in routines that handle the 'CPWD' command arguments. The 'CPWD' command allows remote users to change their password. By issuing a malformed argument to the CPWD command, a user could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on this host. Note that a local user account is required.

Recommendations:
The vendor has released a patch that fixes this issue. Please install the latest patch available from the vendor's website.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-0826

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5427

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2005-11-03
Modified
2019-02-06
Category
FTP

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