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FTP USER Suspicious Length

 
Signature ID: 3166/0
Original Release:S19
Release:S297 (download)
Original Release Date:2002 March 10
Latest Release Date:2007 August 14
Default Enabled:True
Default Retired:False
CVE:CVE-2004-0695 , CVE-2004-0696 , CVE-2004-0697 , CVE-2004-0698 , CVE-2004-1848 , CVE-2004-1883 , CVE-2004-1885 , CVE-2004-1886 , CVE-2005-2841
BugTraq ID:14770
Alarm Severity:High
Fidelity:100 

Description

This signature fires when an unusally long username is detected during a FTP session. This may be an indication of a buffer overflow attempt.

Recommended Filter

No recommended filters.

Benign Triggers

Legitimate long FTP usernames will cause this signature to fire.

IntelliShield Alerts

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