Wing FTP Server < 3.4.5 HTTP Request Directory Traversal

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5524


The remote host is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack.


The remote host is running Wing FTP server. The installed version of Wing FTP is earlier than 3.4.5. Such versions are potentially affected by a directory traversal vulnerability over the HTTP protocol. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could access arbitrary files on the affected host.


Upgrade to Wing FTP Server 3.4.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5524

File Name: 5524.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2010/04/29

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/27

Reference Information

BID: 39744