SFTP/FTP credentials exposure

Description
  • A file containing SFTP/FTP connection credentials was found on this web server. <br/><br/> Some SFTP/FTP clients store SFTP/FTP connection details such as hostname, username, password in text files. For example Sublime SFTP is creating a file named <strong>sftp-config.json</strong>, FileZilla is storing the information in a file named <strong>recentservers.xml</strong>.
Remediation
  • Remove this file from the web server.
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