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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Ftp PASV on connect crashes the FTP server

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Issues a PASV command upon the connection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote FTP server dies and dump core when it is
issued a PASV command as soon as the client connects.
The FTP server is very likely to write a world readable core file
which contains portions of the passwd file. This permits local users
to obtain the shadowed passwd file.

Network Security Threat Level: High.

Solution : Upgrade your FTP server to a newer version or disable it

Networks Security ID:

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

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