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Personal FTP Server "RETR" Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-09-17    Last Update:  2008-09-29    Views:  5,258

Secunia Advisory SA31852

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling the RETR command. This can be exploited to crash the service by sending multiple RETR commands with an arbitrary argument.

This vulnerability is confirmed in version 6.0f. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Grant access to trusted users only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Shinnok raydenxy

Original Advisory:
http://shinnok.evonet.ro/vulns_html/pftp.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

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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