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wu-ftpd restricted-gid unauthorized access Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the remote Wu-ftpd version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is running wu-ftpd 2.6.2 or older.

There is a bug in this version which may allow a possible hacker to bypass the
'restricted-gid' feature and gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted

*** Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote FTP server, so this might
*** be a false positive.

Solution : There is no official fix at this time. See the RedHat advisories
for more information.

Threat Level: High

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