FTP Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access (RETR)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is susceptible to a directory traversal attack.

Description :

The remote FTP server allows a user to retrieve files outside his
home directory using a specially crafted 'RETR' command with traversal
sequences.

A remote attacker could exploit this flaw to gain access to arbitrary
files.

Solution :

Contact the vendor for an update, use a different product, or disable
the service altogether.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 50811 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39919
40419
44543
44574
44759
46165

CVE ID: