EFTP does not adequately validate user input thereby allowing directory traversal

2002-09-24T00:00:00
ID VU:413875
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2002-09-24T17:17:00

Description

Overview

Encrypted File Transfer Program (EFTP) does not properly validate CWD commands, allowing authenticated users to read arbitrary directories and files.

Description

Encrypted File Transfer Program (EFTP) is an implementation of the FTP protocol using 448-bit Blowfish encryption. EFTP allows authenticated users to read arbitrary directories and files on the server through exploitation of a directory traversal vulnerability in the CWD command.


Impact

Attackers with access to an EFTP account can read arbitrary directories and files on the server.


Solution

Upgrade

Upgrade to EFTP version 2.0.8 .346:

<http://www.eftp.org/eftp2setup.exe>


Vendor Information

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EFTP Development Team Affected

Updated: September 23, 2002

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Addendum

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References

  • <http://www.eftp.org/>
  • <http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3691>

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Ertan Kurt for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Shawn Van Ittersum.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2001-1193
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Severity Metric: | 1.89
Date Public: | 2001-12-13
Date First Published: | 2002-09-24
Date Last Updated: | 2002-09-24 17:17 UTC
Document Revision: | 5