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New vulnerability in PowerFTP Personal FTP Server

by Nikola Strahija on October 9th, 2002 PowerFTP Personal FTP Server is a multithreaded FTP server for the MS Windows OS by Cooolsoft. The PowerFTPd is available from vendor Cooolsoft website:

It is found a vulnerability has PowerFTP that allows a
remote user--any user--to shut down the ftp server (tested
on v 2.24)
It is alerted coolsoft (05/10/2002) and there is no
response until A now
1 - by opening a session telnet towards server ftp and
sending a buffer we can crash th server
telnet 21
the server is down
2- It is realised an exploit being based on another
vulnerability... I still seek possibility to exploit this
fault differently.
you can download and test my exploit
when the attack is launched there is the following
L exeption Exeption logicielle inconnue (0x0eedfade) ext
produite dans application a emplacement 0x77e7f142

Exeption EFtpCtrlsocketexeption in module FTPServer.exe at
00059DE6. Data in buffer , cant change size

This was tested against PowerFTP Personal FTP Server v2.24

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