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Directory Traversal Vulnerability in FTP Voyager



Vulnerability ID: HTB22625
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/directory_traversal_vulnerability_in_ftp_voyager.html
Product: FTP Voyager
Vendor: Rhino Software ( http://www.ftpvoyager.com/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 15.2.0.11 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 22 September 2010 
Vulnerability Type: Directory Traversal Vulnerability
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: High 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
When exploited, this vulnerability allows an anonymous attacker to write files to specified locations on a user's system.

The FTP client does not properly sanitise filenames containing directory traversal sequences that are received from an FTP server, for example
file named as "..\..\..\..\..\..\..\somefile.exe".

By tricking a user to download a directory from a malicious FTP server that contains files with backslash directory traversal sequences in their filenames, 
an attacker can potentially write files into a user's Startup folder to execute malicious code when the user logs on.