[Full-disclosure] PlatinumFTP 1.0.18 remote DoS
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Sat Mar 12 20:09:25 GMT 2005
Gary H. Jones II wrote:
> That software uses an FTP server ActiveX control made by Mabry Software.
> Any ftp server that uses this activex control is vulnerable.
> The ActiveX control is the cause of these bugs, not the PlatinumFTP software
> itself, when I took a look at the software, I noticed it was written in VB5,
> finding a format string in a program written in VB would be a *very* rare
> find, so I figured there would be a 3rd party control within the app that
> was written in C++.
> I ran it through a debugger, passed a few %s's and watched it crash. The
> title of the error message is "Mabry Socket Window:
> PlatinumFTPserverEngine.exe - Application Error", this is what lead to the
> discovery of the real issue.
> I downloaded the latest sample/demo of this ActiveX, and it is still
> vulnerable when you run VBSampleOCX.exe.
> Available here http://www.mabry.com/ftpserv/index.htm.
Thanks for this useful informations! :) At least it was nice to make the
'PlatinumFTP 1.0.18 remote DoS' posting, although it's getting more and
more useless ;)
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