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FTP Server Response Buffer Overflow

Project curl Security Advisory, October 13th 2000 - Permalink


When storing an FTP server's error message on failure, there was no check for input length and thus a malicious FTP server could overflow curl's stack based buffer.

securityfocus lists two exploits


The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name CVE-2000-0973 to this issue.