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
vulnerability.

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
flaws.

See also :

http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ftpd_advisory.asc

Solution :

Apply the latest patches from your vendor.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10087 (ftp_realpath.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0201