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AIX FTPd buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote FTPd can be buffer overflown

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to make the remote FTP server
crash by issuing this command :

CEL aaaa[...]aaaa

This problem is known has the 'AIX FTPd' overflow and
may permit the remote user to easily gain access to the
root (super-user) account on the remote system.

Solution : If you are using AIX FTPd, then read
IBM's advisory number ERS-SVA-E01-1999:004.1,
or contact your vendor for a patch.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 679

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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