FutureSoft TFTP Server SEH handler buffer overflow

futuresoft-seh-bo (33188) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


FutureSoft TFTP Server is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the SEH handler. By sending an overly long filename in a GET or PUT request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the server to crash.


Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • FutureSoft TFTP Server Web page: TFTP Server 2000.
  • CVE-2007-1645: Buffer overflow in FutureSoft TFTP Server 2000 on Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long request on UDP port 69. NOTE: this issue might overlap CVE-2006-4781 or CVE-2005-1812.

Platforms Affected:

  • FutureSoft FutureSoft TFTP Server 2000


Mar 22, 2007

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