FileZilla Server before 0.9.22 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a wildcard argument to the (1) LIST or (2) NLST commands, which results in a NULL pointer dereference, a different set of vectors than CVE-2006-6564. NOTE: CVE analysis suggests that the problem might be due to a malformed PORT command.
Published 2006-12-15 11:28:00
Updated 2020-07-28 16:36:06
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2006-6565

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2006-6565
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 21
IPs affected by CVE-2006-6565 278
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-6565

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2006-6565

  • FileZilla FTP Server Malformed PORT Denial of Service
    Disclosure Date: 2006-12-11
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module triggers a Denial of Service condition in the FileZilla FTP Server versions 0.9.21 and earlier. By sending a malformed PORT command then LIST command, the server attempts to write to a NULL pointer. Authors: - aushack <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-6565

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CWE ids for CVE-2006-6565

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2006-6565

Products affected by CVE-2006-6565

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