BlackMoon FTP Server static buffer overflow

blackmoon-ftpd-static-bo (7895) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

BlackMoon FTP Server is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a static buffer overflow in the handling of long FTP commands. By sending an overly long (USER, PASS, or CWD) command to the server, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and cause the FTP daemon to crash or execute arbitrary code on the server with Local System privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of BlackMoon FTP Server (1.5.2 Release 2 Build 1550 or later), available from the BlackMoon Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Selom Ofori BlackMoon FTP Server 1.5 R1 Build 1547

Reported:

Jan 15, 2002

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