Vulnerability identifier: #VU22564
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop in main.c in a child process when handling overly long commands. A remote non-authenticated attacker can perform a denial of service attack by sending an overly log command to the affected FTP server.
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Vulnerable software versions
ProFTPD: 1.3.0 - 1.3.6a
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.