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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for directory traversal vulnerability in Golden FTP Server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote FTP server is affected by a directory traversal flaw.
The version of Golden FTP Server installed on the remote host is prone
to a directory traversal attack. Specifically, a possible hacker can read
files located outside a share with '\\..' sequences subject to the
rights of the FTP server process.
See also :
Use an FTP proxy to filter malicious character sequences, place the
FTP root on a separate drive, or restrict access using NTFS.
Network Security Threat Level:
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
Networks Security ID: 13479
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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