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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for directory traversal vulnerability in Farmers WIFE FTP server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote ftp server is affected by a directory traversal flaw.
The remote host appears to be running Farmers WIFE, a commercial
facilities, scheduling, and asset management package targeted at the
The version of Farmers WIFE installed on the remote host includes an
FTP server that reportedly is vulnerable to directory traversal
attacks. A user can leverage this issue to read and write to files
outside the ftp root. Note that the application runs with SYSTEM
rights under Windows.
See also :
Upgrade to Farmers WIFE 4.4 SP3 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
Networks Security ID: 16321
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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