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FTP Brute Force Logins Reporting

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Brute force attacks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Mitigation

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

It was possible to login into the remote FTP server using weak/known credentials. As the VT 'FTP Brute Force Logins' (OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.108717) might run into a timeout the actual reporting of this vulnerability takes place in this VT instead. The script preference 'Report timeout' allows you to configure if such an timeout is reported.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Reports weak/known credentials detected by the VT 'FTP Brute Force Logins' (OID: 1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.108717).

Solution

Solution

Change the password as soon as possible.