Vulnerability CVE-2005-0256


Published: 2005-05-02   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The wu_fnmatch function in wu_fnmatch.c in wu-ftpd 2.6.1 and 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion by recursion) via a glob pattern with a large number of * (wildcard) characters, as demonstrated using the dir command.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Washington university -> Wu-ftpd 

 References:
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2005.63/SCOSA-2005.63.txt
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00637342
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-101699-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-57795-1
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-705
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=207&type=vulnerabilities
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/0588
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1271
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1265
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1333
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1762

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