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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18888


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18888

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2d8cf85781ea11d9a9e70001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:gftp, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0372

BID: 12539

DSA: 686