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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BSD ftpd Single Byte Buffer Overflow

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

One-byte buffer overflow in replydirname function
in BSD-based ftpd permits remote attackers to gain
root rights.

Solution : upgrade your FTP server.
Consider removing directories writable by 'anonymous'.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2124

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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