VicFTPS 5.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a LIST command that starts with a "/\/" (forward slash, backward slash, forward slash). NOTE: this might be the same issue as CVE-2008-2031.
Published 2009-06-08 19:30:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:33:22
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Input validationDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-6829

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 71 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-6829

  • Victory FTP Server 5.0 LIST DoS
    Disclosure Date: 2008-10-24
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    The Victory FTP Server v5.0 can be brought down by sending a very simple LIST command Authors: - kris katterjohn <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-6829

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-6829

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2008-6829

Products affected by CVE-2008-6829

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