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Rule:

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Sid:
1974

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Summary:
This event is generated when an attempt is made to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability associated with CesarFTPD FTP server REST command. 

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Impact:
Remote access.  A successful attack may permit the remote execution of arbitrary commands with system privileges.

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Detailed Information:
CesarFTPD offers FTP servers for Windows hosts. A vulnerability exists with the REST command that can cause a buffer overflow and permit the execution of arbitrary commands with system privileges. The buffer overflow can be caused by supplying an overly long argument to the REST command.

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Affected Systems:
Hosts running CesarFTP 0.98b.

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Attack Scenarios:
An attacker can supply an overly long file argument with the REST command, causing a buffer overflow.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple.  

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False Positives:
None Known.

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False Negatives:
None Known.

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Corrective Action:
Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com> 
Nigel Houghton <nigel.houghton@sourcefire.com>
Judy Novak <judy.novak@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

CVE:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2001-0826

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