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WinFTP 2.3.0 NLST Denial of Service



This module is a very rough port of Julien Bedard's PoC. You need a valid login, but even anonymous can do it if it has permission to call NLST.


  • kris katterjohn <katterjohn@gmail.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/windows/ftp/winftp230_nlst
msf auxiliary(winftp230_nlst) > show actions
msf auxiliary(winftp230_nlst) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(winftp230_nlst) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(winftp230_nlst) > run 

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