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Vulnerability Assessment Details

oftpd denial of service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if the remote oftpd server might be vulnerable to a DoS attack

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote FTP server seems to be oftpd 0.3.6 or older.

There is a bug in this version which may permit a possible hacker to
disable this service remotely by sending a malformed PORT command.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to prevent this system from doing its job.

Solution : Upgrade to oftpd 0.3.7 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 9980

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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