4D WebSTAR Symlink Privilege Escalation
Low Nessus Plugin ID 14241
SynopsisThe remote FTP server is affected by a local symbolic link vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote server is running 4D WebStar FTP Server. The version of 4D WebStar FTP Server on the remote host is reportedly affected by a local symbolic link vulnerability caused by the application opening files without properly verifying their existence or their absolute location.
Successful exploitation of this issue will allow an attacker to write to arbitrary files subject to the permissions of the affected application.
SolutionUpgrade to 4D WebStar 5.3.3 or later.