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GuildFTPd CWD and LIST Command Heap Overflow Vulnerability CVE-2008-4572

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Vulnerability description

GuildFTPd FTP Server is prone to a heap overflow vulnerability.

Risk description

The flaw exists due to boundary error while processing malformed arguments passed to a CWD and LIST commands. Successful exploitation allows attackers to execute arbitrary code through specially crafted CWD and LIST command, which can also crash the affected application.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Oct 15, 2008
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