TYPSoft FTP Server empty username denial of service

typsoft-empty-username-dos (15048) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


TYPSoft FTP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could supply an empty username to consume all available CPU resources and cause the server to crash.


Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 2.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Denial of Service


Upgrade to the latest version of TYPSoft FTP Server (1.11 or later), available from the TYPSoft Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • TYPSoft TYPSoft FTP Server 1.10


Feb 04, 2004

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