A vulnerability within ProFTPd can be triggered when handling specially crafted TCP packets, causing a denial of service condition. This occurs during authentication.
No Exploit Available
Denial of Service
Exploitation of this vulnerability will render the service on the affected system unresponsive while the memory of the system is exhausted. Attackers can continue sending malicious payloads to continue the denial of service condition indefinitely.
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- 30703 - ProFTPD Denial of Service (Zero-Day)
Deactivate the use of keyboard interactive authentication.