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EFTP tells if a given file exists Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
EFTP directory traversal

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote FTP server can be used to acertain if a given
file exists on the remote host or not, by adding dot-dot-slashes
in front of them.

For instance, it is possible to acertain the existence
of \autoexec.bat by using the command SIZE or MDTM on

A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain more knowledge about
this host, such as its file layout. This flaw is specially
useful when used with other vulnerabilities.

Solution : update your EFTP server to or change it
Threat Level: Low

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