Conti FTPServer MyServerSettings.ini plaintext password

conti-ftpserver-plaintext-password (30412) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Conti FTPServer could allow a remote or local attacker to obtain sensitive information. The FTP passwords are stored in plaintext in the MyServerSettings.ini file. An attacker could exploit this information to obtain user passwords.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.8
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Conti FtpServer Web site: Conti FtpServer v1.0 - 2006.
  • BID-21174: Conti FTP Insecure Default Accounts and Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-6949: Conti FTPServer 1.0 Build 2.8 stores user passwords in cleartext in MyServerSettings.ini, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information by reading this file.
  • OSVDB ID: 30516: Conti FTPServer MyServerSettings.ini Cleartext Credential Disclosure
  • SA23030: Conti FTPServer Two Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Mihai Gavota Conti FtpServer 1.0 Build 2.8 &prior

Reported:

Nov 20, 2006

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