FTP Server root Directory .forward File Present

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server is affected by an information disclosure

Description :

The remote anonymous FTP server has a .forward file set in its home.
An attacker may use it to determine who is in charge of the FTP server
and set up a social engineering attack.

Solution :

Remove the .forward file.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11565 (ftp_forward.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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