Cerberus FTP Server MLSD and MLST Command Hidden Files Security Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The FTP server installed on the remote Windows host has a security
bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Cerberus FTP server on the remote host is earlier than
4.0.3.0. Such versions are potentially affected by a security bypass
vulnerability. The 'MLSD' and 'MLST' commands list hidden files despite
the 'Display hidden files' option being disabled. A remote attacker,
possibly uncredentialed, may be able to leverage this issue to enumerate
hidden files on the affected system.

See also :

http://www.cerberusftp.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=644
http://cerberusftp.com/releasenotes.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Cerberus FTP server 4.0.3 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 47588 (cerberus_ftp_4_0_3.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 41285

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2769