FTP Server Zipped .xls File Detection
Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4037
SynopsisThe remote FTP server is hosting compressed (zipped) archives that contain .xls files.
DescriptionThe remote FTP server is hosting compressed (zipped) archives that contain .xls files. As an example, consider the indicated file that is a part of a .zip archive and was just downloaded by a remote FTP client.
Distributing files over FTP is a common way of distributing information; however, efforts should be taken to ensure that the hosted files do not contain confidential information.