Current Description

Directory traversal vulnerability in the FTP client in ALTools ESTsoft ALFTP 4.1 beta 2 and 5.0 allows remote FTP servers to create or overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in a response to a LIST command, a related issue to CVE-2002-1345. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 13, 2008
Last ModifiedNovember 22, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-22
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score9.3
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


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    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding

Vulnerable Software List

Estsoft Alftp 4.1, 5.0


30559 Party Advisory Third Party Advisory
29585 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
ADV-2008-1763 Party Advisory
alftpftp-list-directory-traversal(42900) Party Advisory VDB Entry