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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   wzdftpd Vendors:   Chifflier, Pierre
wzdftpd ident Processing Error May Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012078
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 4 2004
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.4.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in wzdftpd. A remote user may be able to cause the service to crash.

The vendor reported that a remote user can cause the server to crash. It is also reported that in some cases, ident connections are not properly closed by the server. As a result, it is possible that all available file descriptors will be consumed and no further connections will be accepted.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to cause the service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (0.4.3), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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