WU-FTPD rnfr File Overwrite

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FTP server has a file overwrite vulnerability.

Description :

The remote WU-FTPD server seems to be vulnerable to a remote flaw.

This version contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to overwrite
arbitrary files. The issue is triggered when an attacker sends a specially
formatted rnfr command. This flaw will allow a remote attacker to overwrite
any file on the system.

*** Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote server
*** to issue this warning, so it may be a false positive.

Solution :

Upgrade to WU-FTPD 2.4.2 or newer.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 14302 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-1999-0081

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