FreeBSD : gftp -- directory traversal vulnerability (2d8cf857-81ea-11d9-a9e7-0001020eed82)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Debian Security Advisory reports :

Albert Puigsech Galicia discovered a directory traversal vulnerability
in a proprietary FTP client (CAN-2004-1376) which is also present in
gftp, a GTK+ FTP client. A malicious server could provide a specially
crafted filename that could cause arbitrary files to be overwritten or
created by the client.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18888 (freebsd_pkg_2d8cf85781ea11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 12539

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0372

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