Security issue fixed in version 22.1.1 of file transfer software
A security vulnerability in file transfer software CompleteFTP allowed unauthenticated attackers to delete arbitrary files on affected installations.
Developed by EnterpriseDT of Australia, CompleteFTP is a proprietary FTP and SFTP server for Windows that supports FTPS, SFTP, and HTTPS.
A security researcher with the handle rgod discovered a flaw in the class that results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied path prior to using it in file operations.
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“This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files on affected installations of EnterpriseDT CompleteFTP server,” a security advisory explains.
“An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to delete files in the context of SYSTEM.”
The issue was assigned CVE-2022-2560 and was fixed in CompleteFTP version 22.1.1.
This release includes other security enhancements in the form of SHA-2 cryptographic hash function for RSA signatures and a new format for PuTTY private keys.
The Daily Swig has approached EnterpriseDT for comment.
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