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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ftp USER, PASS or HELP overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
attempts some buffer overflows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote FTP server is susceptible to buffer overflow attacks.

Description :

The remote FTP server closes the connection when a command or argument
is too long. This is probably due to a buffer overflow and may permit
a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Solution :

Upgrade / switch the FTP server software or disable the service if not
needed.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13454, 1227, 1675, 1690, 1858, 3884, 7251, 7278, 7307, 961, 12704, 113, 269

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

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