407 : PFTP Default Unpassworded Account
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2000-01-01

Description

By default, PFTP installs with a default unpassworded account. The "/" (no quotes) account has no password set, which is publicly known and documented. This allows attackers to trivially access the program or system.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Authentication Management
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

Upgrade to version 2.9g or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

10508

Credit

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