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Porta+ FTP Client Directory Download Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-08-13    Last Update:  2010-08-26    Views:  2,231

Secunia Advisory SA40985

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in Porta+ FTP Client, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when downloading directories containing files with directory traversal specifiers in the filename.

For more information:
SA40973

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 4.1 on a Windows XP system. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Download from trusted servers only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Originally discovered in SoftX FTP Client by High-Tech Bridge SA. Discovered in Porta+ FTP Client by Secunia Research.

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

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