Mac OS X FTP Server Directory Traversal

medium Nessus Plugin ID 45381
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The remote FTP server is affected by a directory traversal vulnerability.


The remote FTP server contains a directory traversal vulnerability that may allow an anonymous user to retrieve files outside the FTP root directory.


Upgrade to Mac OS X Server 10.6.3 or apply Security Update 2010-002.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 45381

File Name: macosx_ftp_traversal.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 3/30/2010

Updated: 7/14/2018

Dependencies: ftpserver_detect_type_nd_version.nasl, ftp_anonymous.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: ftp/login

Excluded KB Items: ftp/ncftpd, ftp/msftpd, global_settings/supplied_logins_only

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/30/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/29/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0501

BID: 39020