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
attack.

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
password.

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?501c2e30

Solution :

Upgrade to ArGoSoft FTP 1.4.2.2 or newer.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 16094 (argosoft_user_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12139

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1428