Novell NetWare FTP username denial of service
|netware-ftp-username-dos (9429)||Medium Risk|
Novell NetWare is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by a format string vulnerability in the FTP server (NWFTPD.NLM). A remote attacker could send format strings as the login name, which would cause the FTP server to crash. The system must be rebooted to regain normal functionality.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- cqure.net Security Vulnerability Report 25-Jun-2002: cqure.net.20020521.netware_nwftpd_fmtstr.
- BID-5099: Novell Netware NWFTPD Username Format String Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0930: Format string vulnerability in the FTP server for Novell Netware 6.0 SP1 (NWFTPD) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (ABEND) via format strings in the USER command.
- OSVDB ID: 10926: Novell NetWare FTP Server NWFTPD USER Command Format String DoS
- Novell NetWare 6.0 SP1
Jun 25, 2002
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