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Vulnerability Assessment Details

proftpd 1.2.0preN check

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the version of the remote proftpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote ProFTPd server is running a 1.2.0preN

All the 1.2.0preN versions contain several security
flaws that permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code
on this host.

Solution : Upgrade to a fixed FTP server -
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 2242

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

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