Dream FTP Server username format string

dreamftp-username-format-string (15070) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Dream FTP Server is vulnerable to a format string attack. A remote attacker could login with a username containing malicious format string values to cause the FTP server to crash.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • SP Research Labs Advisory x09: DreamFTP Server 1.02 Format String.
  • BID-9600: BolinTech Dream FTP Server User Name Format String Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0277: Format string vulnerability in Dream FTP 1.02 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the username.
  • OSVDB ID: 4986: BolinTech DreamFTP Server username Remote Format String

Platforms Affected:

  • BolinTech Dream FTP Server 1.02


Feb 06, 2004

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