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SmartFTP Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Medium

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade to SmartFTP 4.0.1124 or later.