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ProFTPD 1.3.2rc3 - 1.3.3b Telnet IAC Buffer Overflow (FreeBSD)

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ProFTPD 1.3.2rc3 - 1.3.3b Telnet IAC Buffer Overflow (FreeBSD)

Disclosed
11/01/2010
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a stack-based buffer overflow in versions of ProFTPD server between versions 1.3.2rc3 and 1.3.3b. By sending data containing a large number of Telnet IAC commands, an attacker can corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code.

Author(s)

  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>

Platform

BSD

Development

References

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 exploit/freebsd/ftp/proftp_telnet_iac
msf exploit(proftp_telnet_iac) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(proftp_telnet_iac) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(proftp_telnet_iac) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(proftp_telnet_iac) > exploit

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