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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CesarFTP stores passwords in cleartext

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of CesarFTP's settings.ini

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host has the program CesarFTP.exe installed.

There is a design issue in the program which makes it store
the username and password of the FTP server in cleartext in
the file 'settings.ini'.

Any user with an account on this host may read this file and
use the password to connect to this FTP server.

Solution : None
Risk : Low

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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