Ipswitch WS FTP Server up to 5.4 memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Ipswitch WS FTP Server up to 5.4 (File Transfer Software). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 09/14/2006 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at secunia.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2006-4847 since 09/18/2006. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is shared for download at saintcorporation.com.

Upgrading to version 5.05 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (28983) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-25003). See 32466 for similar entry.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
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Saint ID: exploit_info/ws_ftp_xcrc
Saint Name: WS_FTP XCRC buffer overflow

MetaSploit ID: wsftp_server_505_xmd5.rb
MetaSploit Name: Ipswitch WS_FTP Server 5.05 XMD5 Overflow
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WS FTP Server 5.05
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Vendor: https://www.ipswitch.com/

Advisory: secunia.com [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2006-4847 (🔍)
X-Force: 28983
Vulnerability Center: 25003 - Ipswitch WS_FTP Server < 5.05 Hotfix 1 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability, Medium
SecurityFocus: 20076 - Ipswitch WS_FTP Server XCRC XSHA1 and XMD5 Commands Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 21932 - WS_FTP Server FTP Commands Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 28939 - WS_FTP Server Multiple Commands Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2006-3655

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/12/2015 03:51 PM
Updated: 02/21/2017 05:31 PM
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