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Sami FTP Server LIST Command Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow on Sami FTP Server 2.0.1. The vulnerability exists in the processing of LIST commands. In order to trigger the vulnerability, the "Log" tab must be viewed in the Sami FTP Server managing application, in the target machine. On the other hand, the source IP address used to connect with the FTP Server is needed. If the user can't provide it, the module will try to resolve it. This module has been tested successfully on Sami FTP Server 2.0.1 over Windows XP SP3.

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Module Name



  • superkojiman
  • Doug Prostko <dougtko [at]>



  • Sami FTP Server 2.0.1 / Windows XP SP3


  • windows



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