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FileZilla Server Interface Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of FileZilla Server Interface

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has an application that is suffers from a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

According to its version, the FileZilla Server Interface installed on
the remote host is affected by an unspecified buffer overflow
vulnerability, which could be leveraged by a possible hacker to execute
arbitrary code subject to the rights of the user running the
affected application.

Note that to successfully exploit this remotely, the application would
need to be configured to accept remote connections, which it does not by
default.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/433251/30/0/threaded
http://filezilla.sourceforge.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2255
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=569148

Solution :

Upgrade to FileZilla Server version 0.9.17 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17802

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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