This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated gFTP package that fixes a directory traversal issue is now
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
gFTP is a multi-threaded FTP client for the X Window System.
A directory traversal bug was found in gFTP. If a user can be tricked
into downloading a file from a malicious ftp server, it is possible to
overwrite arbitrary files owned by the victim. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the
name CVE-2005-0372 to this issue.
Users of gftp should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a
backported fix for this issue.
See also :
Update the affected gftp package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18470 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0372