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Vulnerability Assessment Details


Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Crashes the remote ftp server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote FTP server crashes when the command
'RNTO x' is issued right after the login.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to prevent you
from publishing anything using FTP.

Solution : if you are using wftp, then upgrade to
version 2.41 RC11, if you are not, then contact
your vendor for a fix.

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 1456

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

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