FTP Server Zipped .doc File Detection

Info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4038

Synopsis

The remote FTP server is hosting compressed (zipped) archives that contain .doc files.

Description

The remote FTP server is hosting compressed (zipped) archives that contain .doc 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.

Solution

N/A

Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 4038

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 2007/05/25

Modified: 2015/06/01

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Info