XLight FTP Server 3.x SFTP Directory Traversal

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 47680


The remote SFTP service is affected by a directory traversal vulnerability.


According to its SSH banner, the version of XLight FTP server listening on the remote host is potentially affected by a directory traversal vulnerability in its SFTP service. A remote, authenticated attacker, exploiting this flaw, can read and modify arbitrary files on the remote host.

Note that this vulnerability only affects XLight FTP server 3.x as the SFTP service was first introduced in version 3.0.


Upgrade to XLight FTP Server 3.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 47680

File Name: xlight_sftp_directory_traversal.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2010/07/08

Modified: 2012/05/04

Dependencies: 10267

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2695

BID: 41399

OSVDB: 66037

Secunia: 40473