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HP-UX: CVE-2005-0256: WU-FTPD "glob-*" Remote DoS Vulnerability (B.11.23)

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HP-UX: CVE-2005-0256: WU-FTPD "glob-*" Remote DoS Vulnerability (B.11.23)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/02/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

Description

The wu_fnmatch function in wu_fnmatch.c in wu-ftpd 2.6.1 and 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion by recursion) via a glob pattern with a large number of * (wildcard) characters, as demonstrated using the dir command.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-apply-phne-34306
  • hpux-apply-phne-34543
  • hpux-apply-phne-34544

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