Cerberus FTP Server < Cross-Site Request Forgery

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63559


The FTP server installed on the remote Windows host has a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.


The version of Cerberus FTP server on the remote host is earlier than As such, it is potentially affected by a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability that can be used to trick an authenticated administrator into making unintended changes to the application.


Upgrade to Cerberus FTP server or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63559

File Name: cerberus_ftp_5_0_5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Family: FTP

Published: 2013/01/16

Modified: 2017/04/27

Dependencies: 40820

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cerberusftp:ftp_server

Required KB Items: SMB/CerberusFTP/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/09/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2999

BID: 55788

OSVDB: 85748

CERT: 989684