FTP Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is susceptible to a directory traversal attack.

Description :

The remote FTP server allows users to browse the entire remote disk by
issuing commands with traversal style characters. An attacker could
exploit this flaw to gain access to arbitrary files.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-04/0231.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-05/0252.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-09/0106.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-05/0036.html

Solution :

Contact your vendor for the latest version of the FTP software.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11112 (ftp_traversal.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11159
2618
2786
38756
44759
5168

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0582
CVE-2001-0680
CVE-2001-1335
CVE-2004-1679