FTP Server root Directory .forward File Present

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Synopsis :

The remote ftp server is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote anonymous FTP server has a .forward file set in its home.
An attacker may use it to determine who is in charge of the FTP server
and set up a social engineering attack.

Solution :

Remove the .forward file.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11565 (ftp_forward.nasl)

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