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Sysax Multi Server FTP Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-03-24    Last Update:  2012-04-04    Views:  3,299

Secunia Advisory SA34433

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Jonathan Salwan has discovered a vulnerability in Sysax Multi Server, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose sensitive information, and potentially compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when processing FTP requests. This can be exploited to read, modify, or delete arbitrary files from the affected system via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code by e.g. placing a malicious executable on the affected system.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 4.5. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Upgrade to version 5.57.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Jonathan Salwan

Original Advisory:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/8256/

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

Subject: Sysax Multi Server FTP Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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