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From: "Patrik Karlsson" <patrik () cqure net>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 18:52:57 -0100 (GMT+1)

cqure.net Security Vulnerability Report
No: cqure.net.20020521.netware_nwftpd_fmtstr

Vulnerability Summary
Problem:                The Netware FTP server has a DOS

Threat:                 An attacker could cause the FTP server
                        to ABEND resulting in a DOS where the
                        whole server has to be restarted to
                        regain full functionality.

Affected Software:      Novell Netware FTP server.

Platforms:              Netware 6.0 verified SP 1 + NWFTPD update.

Solutions:              Install patches from Novell as soon as
                        they become available.

Vulnerability Description
The Netware FTP server has a formatstring condition which can be
triggered by issuing format strings as login username. This will
cause the server to ABEND. For the FTP server to regain full
functionality a complete reboot has to be done.

Additional Information
Novell was contacted 20020521.

This vulnerability was found by
Patrik Karlsson & Jonas Ländin
patrik () cqure net
jonas () cqure net

This document is also available at: http://www.cqure.net/advisories/

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