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BisonWare BisonFTP Server 3.5 Directory Traversal Information Disclosure

This module exploits a directory traversal vulnerability found in BisonWare BisonFTP server version 3.5. This vulnerability allows an attacker to download arbitrary files from the server by crafting a RETR command including file system traversal strings such as '..//.'

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Module Name



  • Jay Turla
  • James Fitts
  • Brad Wolfe <brad.wolfe [at]>



  • windows



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/scanner/ftp/bison_ftp_traversal msf auxiliary(bison_ftp_traversal) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(bison_ftp_traversal) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(bison_ftp_traversal) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(bison_ftp_traversal) > run