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MDKSA-2005:050: gftp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gftp package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:050 (gftp).
A vulnerability in gftp could allow a malicious FTP server to overwrite files
on the local system as the user running gftp due to improper handling of
filenames containing slashes.
The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:050
Threat Level: High
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