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GoodTech ftpd DoS

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
connections attempts overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote ftp server is prone to denial of service attacks.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running GoodTech FTP Server for Windows.

It was possible to disable the remote FTP server by connecting to it
about 3000 separate times. If the remote server is running from
within [x]inetd, this is a feature and the FTP server should
automatically be back in a couple of minutes. A possible hacker may use
this flaw to prevent this service from working properly.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-01/0350.html

Solution :

Upgrade to a version of GoodTech FTP server later than 3.0.1.2.1.0.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/A:P/I:N/B:A)

Networks Security ID: 2270

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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