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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.18262
Category:Remote file access
Title:TFTP directory traversal
Summary:The TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) allows; remote users to read files without having to log in. This may be a big security flaw,; especially if tftpd (the TFTP server) is not well configured by the admin of the remote host.
Description:Summary:
The TFTP (Trivial File Transfer Protocol) allows
remote users to read files without having to log in. This may be a big security flaw,
especially if tftpd (the TFTP server) is not well configured by the admin of the remote host.

Solution:
Disable the tftp daemon, or if you really need it
run it in a chrooted environment

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 6198
BugTraq ID: 11584
BugTraq ID: 11582
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0498
Cert/CC Advisory: CA-91.18.Active.Internet.tftp.Attacks
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-0183
XForce ISS Database: linux-tftp
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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