CuteFTP FTP client LIST directory traversal
|cuteftp-list-directory-traversal (42633)||Medium Risk|
CuteFTP 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 backslash characters (..\) 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 CuteFTP (8.3.1 or later), available from the GlobalSCAPE Web site. See References.
- GlobalSCAPE Web site: CuteFTP Home.
- vuln.sg Vulnerability Research Advisory 2008-05-26: CuteFTP FTP Client Directory Traversal Vulnerability.
- CVE-2008-2779: Directory traversal vulnerability in GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP Home 8.2.0 Build 02.26.2008.4 and CuteFTP Pro 8.2.0 Build 04.01.2008.1 allows remote FTP servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via ..\ (dot dot backslash) 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.
- SA29760: CuteFTP Directory Download Directory Traversal Vulnerability
- SECTRACK ID: 1020113: CuteFTP Directory Traversal Bug Lets Remote Servers Write Files to Arbitrary Locations
- GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP 8.2.0 Build 02.26.2008.4 Home
- GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP 8.2.0 Build 04.01.2008.1 Pro
May 26, 2008
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