EFTP Multiple Command Traversal Arbitrary Directory Listing

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

The version of EFTP installed on the remote host can be used to
determine if a given file exists on the remote host or not, by adding
dot-dot-slashes in front of them.

For instance, it is possible to determine the presence of
'\autoexec.bat' by using the command SIZE or MDTM with the argument

An attacker may leverage this flaw to gain more knowledge about this
host, such as its file layout. This flaw is especially useful in
combination with other vulnerabilities.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version 3.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 10933 (eftp_directory_traversal.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 3333

CVE ID: CVE-2001-1109