This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200502-27
(gFTP: Directory traversal vulnerability)
gFTP lacks input validation of filenames received by remote
An attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious FTP
server and conduct a directory traversal attack by making use of
specially crafted filenames. This could lead to arbitrary files being
created or overwritten.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All gFTP users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/gftp-2.0.18-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17153 (gentoo_GLSA-200502-27.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0372