Core FTP FTP-client LIST command directory traversal
|coreftp-list-directory-traversal (42605)||Medium Risk|
Core FTP FTP-client could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. By persuading a victim to download a directory containing a file with "dot dot" sequences using forward-slash or backslash characters (../ or ..\) in the filename via the LIST command, an attacker could traverse directories and write arbitrary files to the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Core FTP FTP-client (2.1 Build 1568 or later), available from the Core FTP Web site. See References.
- Core FTP Web site: Free FTP client software for Windows.
- vuln.sg Vulnerability Research Advisory 2008-05-23: Core FTP FTP-Client Directory Traversal Vulnerability.
- BID-29362: Core FTP 'LIST' Command Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-2519: Directory traversal vulnerability in Core FTP client 2.1 Build 1565 allows remote FTP servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via .. (dot dot) sequences in responses to LIST commands, a related issue to CVE-2002-1345. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.
- SA30389: Core FTP Directory Download Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- Core FTP Core FTP 2.1 Build 1565 Pro
- Core FTP Core FTP 2.1 Build 1565 LE
May 23, 2008
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