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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Ability FTP Server Remote Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gets the version of the remote Ability FTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running the Ability FTP Server. It is reported that
the remote version of this software is prone to a remote buffer overflow
via the STOR command. A possible hacker, exploiting this flaw, would only need to
be able to craft and send a query to the FTP server on its service port
(usually 21).

Solution : Upgrade to Ability FTP Server 2.35 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11508

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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