Pi-Soft SpoonFTP does not adequately validate user input thereby allowing directory traversal

2002-09-26T00:00:00
ID VU:794211
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2002-09-26T22:04:00

Description

Overview

SpoonFTP Server does not adequately validate user input, allowing directory traversal.

Description

SpoonFTP Server does not adequately validate arguments to the CWD command, allowing directory traversal out of the FTP root directory.


Impact

Users may read any directory or file on the server with privileges of the user's FTP account.


Solution

Upgrade

Upgrade to version 1.01 of SpoonFTP:

<http://www.pi-soft.com/spoonftp/sftp.exe>


Vendor Information

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Pi-Soft Consulting __ Affected

Notified: September 24, 2002 Updated: September 26, 2002

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

We verified the vulnerability at the time it was reported and immediately released a fix.

The latest version of SpoonFTP is v1.12 and can be found here:

<http://www.pi-soft.com/spoonftp/>

Vendor Information

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

Addendum

The CERT/CC has no additional comments at this time.

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References

  • <http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3351>
  • <http://www.pi-soft.com/>

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Joe Testa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Shawn Van Ittersum.

Other Information

CVE IDs: | CVE-2001-0963
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Severity Metric: | 1.80
Date Public: | 2001-09-20
Date First Published: | 2002-09-26
Date Last Updated: | 2002-09-26 22:04 UTC
Document Revision: | 4