Ariel FTP Server Default 'document' Account

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server can be accessed with a known login and password

Description :

The remote host is an Ariel FTP server.

Ariel is a document transmission system mostly used in the academic

It is possible to log into the remote FTP server by connecting as the
user 'document' (or 'ariel4') and with a hex-encoded password based on
the IP address of the host the user is connecting from.

An attacker could log into it and obtain the files from the print
queue or use the remote storage space for anything else.

Solution :

Filter incoming traffic to this port.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 22870 (ariel_default_account.nasl)

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