Multiple FTP Server QUOTE CWD Command Home Path Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

It is possible to determine the full path of the home directory of
the 'ftp' user by issuing the 'CWD' command. An attacker can exploit
this to determine where to put a .rhost file using other security

See also :

Solution :

Apply the latest patches from your vendor.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10087 (ftp_realpath.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0201