Multiple FTP Server quote stat Command Traversal Arbitrary Directory Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote FTP server is vulnerable to a flaw that allows users to
access files outside the FTP server root.

An attacker may break out of his FTP jail by issuing the command :

ftp> quote stat ../*

Some versions of VisNetic FTP Server and Titan FTP Server are known to
be affected by this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Contact your vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11679 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7718