WS_FTP Pro Client Weak Password Encrypted

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FTP client is using weak encryption.

Description :

The version of WS_FTP client installed on the remote host uses a weak
encryption method to store password information. A local attacker
could exploit this to discover FTP passwords.

Solution :

Upgrade to the latest version of WS_FTP client.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 14597 ()

Bugtraq ID: 547

CVE ID: CVE-1999-1078

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