Vulnerability identifier: #VU29443
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Joachim Nilsson
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to socket leak in daemon "accept()" handling causing "Too many open files". A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
uftpd: 0.1 - 2.12
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.