ArGoSoft FTP Server USER Command Account Enumeration

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is vulnerable to an information disclosure

Description :

The remote host is running the ArGoSoft FTP Server.

The remote version of this software returns different error messages
when a user attempts to log in using a nonexistent username or a bad

An attacker may exploit this flaw to launch a dictionary attack
against the remote host in order to obtain a list of valid user names.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to ArGoSoft FTP or newer.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 16094 (argosoft_user_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12139

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1428