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Vulnerability in the Windows FTP Client Could Allow File Transfer Location Tampering (905495) Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the presence of update 905495
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A flaw in the FTP client installed on the remote host may allow a rogue
FTP server to write to arbitrary locations on the remote host.
The remote host contains a version of the Microsoft FTP client which contains
a flaw in the way it handles FTP download. A possible hacker may exploit this flaw
to modify the destination location for files downloaded via FTP.
To exploit this flaw a possible hacker would need to set up a rogue FTP server
and have a victim on the remote host connect to it and download a file
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and 2003 :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
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