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Directory Traversal Vulnerability in AutoFTP Manager

Advisory ID:HTB22566
Product:AutoFTP Manager
Vendor:DeskShare
Vulnerable Versions:4.31 and probably prior
Tested Version:4.31
Advisory Publication:August 5, 2010 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:August 5, 2010
Public Disclosure:August 19, 2010
Latest Update:August 19, 2010
Vulnerability Type:Path Traversal [CWE-22]
CVE Reference:CVE-2010-3104
Risk Level:High
CVSSv2 Base Score:7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerability in AutoFTP Manager which could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable system.

1) Directory Traversal Vulnerability in AutoFTP Manager: CVE-2010-3104
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitation of the downloaded filename. A remote attacker controlling an FTP server can trick user into downloading file with specially crafted filename, containing directory traversal sequences (e.g. "..\..\..\..\..\..\..\somefile.exe") and write it into arbitrary locations on the target system. Successful exploitation might allow remote code execution but requires that victim uses AutoFTP Manager to connect to the FTP server and download a malicious file.


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References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22566 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22566 - Directory Traversal Vulnerability in AutoFTP Manager
[2] AutoFTP Manager http://www.deskshare.com/afm.aspx - AutoFTP Manager is an advanced FTP client makes it easy to schedule and automate your file transfers.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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