SunFTP Directory Traversal / Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1815


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote FTP server (SunFTP) allows a remote attacker to read arbitrary files on the remote host by adding a double dot in front of their name. In addition to this, it is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the remote host.


The product has been discontinued by the vendor.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1815

File Name: 1815.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 11374, 11373

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0283, CVE-2000-0856

BID: 1638