National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-5166
Original release date:
Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in KnFTP 1.0.0 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string to the (1) USER, (2) PASS, (3) REIN, (4) QUIT, (5) PORT, (6) PASV, (7) TYPE, (8) STRU, (9) MODE, (10) RETR, (11) STOR, (12) APPE, (13) ALLO, (14) REST, (15) RNFR, (16) RNTO, (17) ABOR, (18) DELE, (19) CWD, (20) LIST, (21) NLST, (22) SITE, (23) STST, (24) HELP, (25) NOOP, (26) MKD, (27) RMD, (28) PWD, (29) CDUP, (30) STOU, (31) SNMT, (32) SYST, and (33) XPWD commands.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20110902 KnFTPd v1.0.0 Multiple Command Remote Buffer Overflow
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