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tnftp -- mget does not check for directory escapes


When downloading a batch of files from an FTP server the mget command does not check for directory escapes. A specially crafted file on the FTP server could then potentially overwrite an existing file of the user.



portaudit: tnftp -- mget does not check for directory escapes

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