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CVE-2006-5826 Detail


Buffer overflow in Texas Imperial Software WFTPD Pro Server allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via crafted APPE commands that contain "/" (slash) or "\" (backslash) characters.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/09/2006

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Multiple levels required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Texas Imperial Software (01/07/2011)

Texas Imperial Software has tested this issue against current versions of WFTPD and WFTPD Pro, and finds that versions after 3.23 are not vulnerable. Users of WFTPD or WFTPD Pro should update to the most current version in order to address this issue. The update is free to fully registered users unregistered users can download a fresh copy of the shareware version of the application.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FULLDISC 20061107 WFTPD Pro Server 3.23 Buffer Overflow External Source FULLDISC 20061108 WFTPD Pro Server 3.23 Buffer Overflow External Source SREASON 1837 External Source SECTRACK 1017173 External Source BUGTRAQ 20061107 WFTPD Pro Server 3.23 Buffer Overflow External Source BID 20942 External Source XF wftpd-appe-bo(30079) External Source EXPLOIT-DB 2734

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