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Moderately critical

Home FTP Server Passive Mode Denial of Service

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Release Date:  2008-03-18    Last Update:  2008-03-25    Views:  6,448

Secunia Advisory SA29419

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


0in has discovered a vulnerability in Home FTP Server, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the implementation of the FTP passive mode. This can be exploited to crash an affected server by connecting to the FTP data port while in passive mode, and closing the original FTP connection.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.4.5.89. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to trusted users only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
0in, DaRk-CodeRs Programming & Security Group

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/5270

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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