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Vulnerability Assessment Details

wu-ftpd SITE EXEC vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks if the remote FTP server sanitizes the SITE EXEC command

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote FTP server does not properly sanitize the argument of
the SITE EXEC command.
It may be possible for a remote attacker
to gain root access.

Solution : Upgrade your wu-ftpd server (<= 2.6.0 are vulnerable)
or disable any access from untrusted users (especially anonymous).

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 726, 1387, 2240

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2000 A. de Bernis

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