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The remote FTP server is affected by a command privilege escalation
The remote FTP server is affected by a flaw that may allow a remote
attacker to gain unauthorized privileges. An attacker can exploit this
flaw by issuing a specially crafted request to the 'CWD ~root'
See also :
Disallow FTP login for root, and make sure root's home directory is
not world readable.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 10083 (ftp_cwd_root.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-1999-0082
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