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wu-ftpd rnfr file overwrite Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks the banner of the remote wu-ftpd server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Wu-FTPd server seems to be vulnerable to a remote flaw.
This version contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to overwrite
arbitrary files. The issue is triggered when a possible hacker sends a specially
formatted rnfr command. This flaw will allow a remote attacker to overwrite
any file on the system.
*** Nessus solely relied on the banner of the remote server
*** to issue this warning, so it may be a false positive.
Solution : Upgrade to Wu-FTPd 2.4.2 or newer
Threat Level: High
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