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Vulnerability Assessment Details

ftp.pl shows the listing of any dir

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of /cgi-bin/ftp/ftp.pl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote ftp.pl cgi can be used to get the listing
of the content of arbitrary directories, using a simple
request like :

http://target/cgi-bin/ftp/ftp.pl?dir=../../../../../../etc


Solution : disable this CGI as no fix is available at this
time (see http://www.feartech.com/vv/ftp.shtml for details
regarding the availability of a patch)

Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 1471

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

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