WinSCP URL Protocol Handler Arbitrary File Transfer
High Nessus Plugin ID 26027
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has a program that allows arbitrary file access.
DescriptionAccording to its version, the installation of WinSCP on the remote host fails to completely sanitize input to the SCP and SFTP protocol handlers. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into clicking on a malicious link, a file transfer can be initiated to or from the affected host.
SolutionUpgrade to WinSCP version 4.0.4 or later.