Ipswitch WS_FTP 2007 Professional SCP handler command format string

wsftp-scphandler-format-string (31865) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

WS_FTP 2007 Professional could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability in the SCP handling module. An attacker could create a specially-crafted SCP file containing a shell command to execute arbitrary commands.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jan 26 2007 - 16:55:08 CST: WS_FTP 2007 Professional SCP handling format string vulnerability.
  • WS_FTP 2007 Professional Web site: WS_FTP (File Transfer), WhatsUp Professional (Network Monitoring) and IMail Server (Messaging) - Ipswitch.com.
  • BID-22275: Ipswitch WS_FTP 2007 SCP Handling Format String Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0665: Format string vulnerability in the SCP module in Ipswitch WS_FTP 2007 Professional might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via format string specifiers in the filename, related to the SHELL WS_FTP script command.
  • OSVDB ID: 33602: WS_FTP 2007 Professional SCP Module Format String

Platforms Affected:

  • Ipswitch WS_FTP 2007 Professional

Reported:

Jan 26, 2007

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