Golden FTP Server Pro GET Traversal Arbitrary File Access

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by a directory traversal flaw.

Description :

The version of Golden FTP Server installed on the remote host is prone
to a directory traversal attack. Specifically, an attacker can read
files located outside a share with '\\..' sequences subject to the
privileges of the FTP server process.

See also :

Solution :

Use an FTP proxy to filter malicious character sequences, place the
FTP root on a separate drive, or restrict access using NTFS.

Risk factor :

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

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 18194 (golden_ftp_server_traversal.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13479

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1484