FTP Exploits

FTP

by Abhishek

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This discusses one of many possible uses of the "FTP server bounce attack". The mechanism used is probably well-known, but to date interest in detailing or fixing it seems low to nonexistent. This particular example demonstrates yet another way in which most electronically enforced "export restrictions" are completely useless and trivial to bypass. It is chosen in an effort to make the reader sit up and notice that there are some really ill-conceived aspects of the standard FTP protocol.



Chapter 1:   FTP Exploits