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Trellian FTP Client Buffer Overflow

Disclosed April 12, 2010    Zeroday : 2011 days

Vulnerability Description:

Trellian FTP Client is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that occurs when handling a long PASV message.



Vulnerable Software/Devices:

Trellian FTP Client

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Publicly Available

Exploit Impact:

Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by forming a malicious request and sending it to the affected client. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the web service.

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 31955 - Trellian FTP Client Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)
  • 31956 - Trellian FTP Client Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day) - x64


No mitigation exists.