AFTPD tilde (~) command could crash the daemon causing a core dump
|aftpd-crash-core-dump (7832)||Medium Risk|
AFTPD is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. If a remote attacker connects to the FTP server and issues a tilde (~) command, the attacker can cause the FTP daemon to crash and dump core. The core file could contain sensitive information, such as the FTP server's password file. This could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to other user's accounts.
No remedy available as of February 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Jan 07 2002 - 08:08:08 CST: Aftpd core dump vulnerability.
- BID-3806: AFTPD Home Directory Change Core Dump Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0104: AFTPD 5.4.4 allows remote attackers to gain sensitive information via a CD (CWD) ~ (tilde) command, which causes a core dump.
- AFTPD AFTPD - Another FTP Daemon 5.4.4
Jan 07, 2002
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