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Vulnerability Assessment Details

EFTP buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
EFTP buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to crash the EFTP service by
uploading a *.lnk file containing too much data.

A cracker may use this attack to make this
service crash continuously, or run arbitrary code
on your system.


Solution: upgrade EFTP to 2.0.8.x

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3330

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Michel Arboi

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