Current Description

The installation of the fsp package 2.71-10 in Debian GNU/Linux 2.0 adds the anonymous FTP user without notifying the administrator, which could automatically enable anonymous FTP on some servers such as wu-ftp.

Basic Data

PublishedNovember 26, 1998
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSDebianDebian Linux2.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

Debian Debian Linux 2.0


19981126 new version of fsp fixes security flaw
19981128 Debian: Security flaw in FSP
19981130 Debian: Security flaw in FSP
19990217 Debian GNU/Linux 2.0r5 released (fwd)
316 Patch Vendor Advisory