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4D WebStar Symbolic Link Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for 4D FTP Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote server is running 4D WebStar FTP Server.

4D WebStar is reportedly vulnerable to a local symbolic link vulnerability.
This issue is due to a design error that causes the application
to open files without properly verifying their existence or their absolute location.

Successful exploitation of this issue will permit a possible hacker to write
to arbitrary files writable by the affected application,
facilitating privilege escalation.

See also : http://www.atstake.com/research/advisories/2004/a071304-1.txt
Solution : Upgrade to 4D WebStar 5.3.3 or later.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 10714

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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