This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to improper connection handling in the base connection handler. A remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition via a Slowloris approach by sending a large volume of small packets.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
BearFTP: 0.0.1, 0.1.0, 0.2.0, 0.2.1, 0.3.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to send a specially crafted request to the affected application in order to exploit this vulnerability.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.