SmartFTP Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5702


The remote host has a FTP client installed that is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack


The remote host is running SmartFTP, a FTP client for Windows.

Versions of SmartFTP earlier than 4.0.1124 are potentially affected by a directory traversal vulnerability. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could trick a user into downloading a malicious file into a user's Startup folder.


Upgrade to SmartFTP 4.0.1124 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5702

File Name: 5702.prm

Family: FTP Clients

Published: 2010/11/10

Modified: 2016/01/21

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.4

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

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


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.9


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3099

BID: 42287