Xlight ftp RETR denial of service

xlight-retr-dos (15220) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Xlight ftp server is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote authenticated attacker could issue a long RETR command to the server to cause the server to crash.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Feb 15 2004 - 06:51:45 CST : Xlight ftp server 1.52 RETR bug.
  • BID-9627: XLight FTP Server Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • BID-9668: XLight FTP Server Remote Send File Request Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0287: Xlight FTP server 1.52 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a RETR command with a long argument containing a large number of / (slash) characters, possibly triggering a buffer overflow.
  • OSVDB ID: 6722: Xlight FTP Server RETR Command Remote Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Xlight FTP server Xlight FTP server 1.52

Reported:

Feb 15, 2004

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