PFTP Cleartext Local Password Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 11693


The remote host has an application that stores user names and passwords in cleartext.


The remote web server is running PFTP.

This software stores the list of user names and passwords in clear text in \Program Files\PFTP\PFTPUSERS3.USR.

An attacker with a full access to this host may use this flaw to gain access to other FTP servers used by the same users.



Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 11693

File Name: pftp_cleartext_passwords.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2003/06/03

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

OSVDB: 60502