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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Guild FTPd tells if a given file exists

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Guild FTP check

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote FTP server can be used to acertain if a given
file exists on the remote host or not, by adding dot-dot-slashes
in front of them.

For instance, it is possible to acertain the existence
of \autoexec.bat by requesting ../../../../autoexec.bat

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain more knowledge about
this host, such as its file layout. This flaw is specially
useful when used with other vulnerabilities.

Solution : Contact your vendor for the latest software release.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 1452

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 Renaud Deraison

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