Ariel FTP Server Default 'document' Account
High Nessus Plugin ID 22870
SynopsisThe remote FTP server can be accessed with a known login and password pair.
DescriptionThe remote host is an Ariel FTP server. Ariel is a document transmission system mostly used in the academic world.
Nessus was able to log into the remote FTP server by connecting as the user 'document' (or 'ariel4') and with a hex-encoded password based on the IP address of the host the user is connecting from.
An attacker could log into the server and obtain the files from the print queue or use the remote storage space for anything else.
SolutionFilter incoming traffic to this port.