Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> FTP >> proftpd < 1.2.11 remote user enumeration


Vulnerability Assessment Details

proftpd < 1.2.11 remote user enumeration

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version of the remote proftpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote ProFTPd server is as old or older than 1.2.10

It is possible to acertain which user names are valid on the remote host
based on timing analysis attack of the login procedure.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to set up a list of valid usernames for a
more efficient brute-force attack against the remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to a newer version
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 11430

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

Cables, Connectors

Intel Xeon E5-2667 V2 3.30GHz 8 Core 25M cache SR19W Processor
$202.81
Intel Xeon E5-2667 V2 3.30GHz 8 Core 25M cache SR19W Processor pictureDell PowerEdge R710 Server 2x 3.47Ghz X5690 6C 144GB 6x 2TB SAS Premium
$1040.58
Dell PowerEdge R710 Server 2x 3.47Ghz X5690 6C 144GB 6x 2TB SAS Premium pictureintel Xeon E5-2418Lv3 FCLGA1356 CM8064301442740 SR232 2.0GHz CPU
$80.0
intel Xeon E5-2418Lv3  FCLGA1356 CM8064301442740 SR232 2.0GHz CPU pictureDELL PRECISION 3420 XEON E3-1245V5 3.50GHZ 512 GB M2 SSD 1 TB HDD 32GB RAM W10P
$545.0
DELL PRECISION 3420 XEON E3-1245V5 3.50GHZ 512 GB M2 SSD 1 TB HDD 32GB RAM W10P picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.