2009-3976 | Labtam-inc ProFTP memory corruption (BID-36128 / XFDB-52730)
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A vulnerability classified as very critical has been found in Labtam-inc ProFTP 2.9 (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. CVE summarizes:
Buffer overflow in Labtam ProFTP 2.9 allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long 220 reply (aka connection greeting or welcome message).
The weakness was published 11/18/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2009-3976 since 11/18/2009. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/27/2021).
A public exploit has been developed in Python. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is shared for download at securityfocus.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 10.0
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Memory corruption
MetaSploit ID: proftp_banner.rb
MetaSploit Name: ProFTP 2.9 Banner Remote Buffer Overflow
MetaSploit File: 🔍
08/25/2009 +0 days 🔍
11/18/2009 +85 days 🔍
11/18/2009 +0 days 🔍
11/18/2009 +0 days 🔍
12/30/2009 +42 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1904 days 🔍
08/27/2021 +2354 days 🔍Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2009-3976 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 24490 – ProFTP 2.9 Vulnerability Allows Remote Arbitrary Code Execution via Long 220 Reply, Medium
SecurityFocus: 36128 – ProFTP ‘Welcome Message’ Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/27/2021 23:15
Changes: (2) source_exploitdb vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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