WFTP Unpassworded Guest Account

This script is Copyright (C) 1999-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP service allows access without authentication through a
guest account.

Description :

This FTP server accepts any login/password combination. This is a real
threat, since anyone can browse the FTP section of your disk without your consent.

See also :

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb
EN-US
137853

Solution :

Upgrade to a supported version of Windows or disable the FTP server.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10305 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0200