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ArGoSoft FTP Server User Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the error message of the remote FTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running the ArGoSoft FTP Server.

The remote version of this software returns different error messages when
a user attempts to log in using a non-existant username or a bad password.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to set up a dictionary attack against the
remote host in order to obtain a list of valid user names.

Solution : Upgrade to ArGoSoft FTP 1.4.2.2 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 12139

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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