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FileZilla: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201309-08 / filezilla
Release Date September 15, 2013
Latest Revision September 15, 2013: 1
Impact normal
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-ftp/filezilla < 3.7.3 >= 3.7.3 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #479880, #482672


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FileZilla, the worst of which could result in arbitrary code execution.

2.  Impact Information


FileZilla is an open source FTP client.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FileZilla. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious server, resulting in possible arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service. Additionally, a local attacker could read sensitive memory, potentially resulting in password disclosure.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/filezilla-3.7.3"

4.  References


Page updated September 15, 2013

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