SurgeFTP Web interface denial of service

surgeftp-web-interface-dos (15001) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


NetWin SurgeFTP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a vulnerability in the administrative Web interface. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted request to the Web interface (default port 7021 TCP) twice to cause the FTP service to crash temporarily.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BID-9554: SurgeFTP Surgeftpmgr.CGI Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-2318: The administrative interface (surgeftpmgr.cgi) for SurgeFTP Server 1.0b through 2.2k1 allows remote attackers to cause a temporary denial of service (crash) via requests with two percent (%) signs in the CMD parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 3788: NetWin SurgeFTP Web Interface URL Decoding DoS
  • SA10758: SurgeFTP Web Interface URL Decoding Denial of Service
  • SECTRACK ID: 1008898: SurgeFTP Server `surgeftpmgr.cgi` Bug Lets Remote Users Crash the Service

Platforms Affected:

  • NetWin SurgeFTP Server 2.2k1


Feb 02, 2004

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