ArGoSoft FTP Server < Shortcut File Extension Filter Bypass

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2604


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running the ArGoSoft FTP Server.

It is reported that ArGoSoft FTP Server is prone to a vulnerability that
allows a user to bypass a filter forbidding link upload. An attacker
exploiting this flaw may be able to have read and write access to any
files and directories on the FTP server.


Upgrade to ArGoSoft FTP or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2604

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2005/02/09

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1803, 1804

Nessus ID: 16334

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:argosoft:ftp_server

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0519, CVE-2005-0520

BID: 12487, 12632