FTP protocol vulnerabilities and attacks

Project Scope:The project is to demonstrate the vulnerabilities in FTP protocol and how attacks specific to FTP protocol is performed.A network lab would be designed and tools would be deployed.


1. Windows XP ( 2nos)
2. Switch


1. Wireshark

How to implement

Connect the two PC’s to the switch. Configure IP addresses belonging to the same subnet for the PC’s. Ensure that they are reachable using the ping command. Setup FTP server on one of the Windows XP PC. Install wireshark on the other PC (FTP client). Initiate a FTP connection from the FTP client PC to the FTP server. Analyze the FTP packets exchanged. Understand the protocol vulnerabilities in the design and research on the attacks which are targetted on a FTP server.

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