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Vulnerability Assessment Details

wu-ftpd SITE NEWER vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote FTP server accepts the SITE NEWER command

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote FTP server accepts the command 'SITE NEWER'.

Some wu-ftpd servers (and probably others) are vulnerable
to a resource exhaustion where a possible hacker may invoke
this command to use all the memory available on the server.

Solution : Make sure that you are running the latest
version of your FTP server. If you are a wu-ftpd
user, then make sure that you are using at least
version 2.6.0.

*** This warning may be irrelevant.

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

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

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