ProFTPD mod_copy Information Disclosure

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 84215


The remote host is running a ProFTPD module that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of ProFTPD that is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability in the mod_copy module due to the SITE CPFR and SITE CPTO commands being available to unauthenticated clients. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this flaw to read and write to arbitrary files on any web accessible path on the host.


Upgrade to ProFTPD 1.3.5a / 1.3.6rc1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 84215

File Name: proftpd_1_3_5_info_disc.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: remote

Family: FTP

Published: 2015/06/16

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 10079, 10092

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd

Required KB Items: ftp/proftpd

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/04/07

Exploitable With


Metasploit (ProFTPD 1.3.5 Mod_Copy Command Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3306

BID: 74238

OSVDB: 120834

EDB-ID: 36742, 36803