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WU-FTPD SITE EXEC/INDEX Format String Vulnerability

Disclosed
06/22/2000
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a format string vulnerability in versions of the Washington University FTP server older than 2.6.1. By executing specially crafted SITE EXEC or SITE INDEX commands containing format specifiers, an attacker can corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code.

Author(s)

  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.com>

Platform

Linux

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

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