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ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201309-15 / ProFTPD
Release Date September 24, 2013
Latest Revision September 24, 2013: 1
Impact high
Exploitable local, remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
net-ftp/proftpd < 1.3.4d >= 1.3.4d All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #305343, #343389, #348998, #354080, #361963, #390075, #450746, #484614


Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ProFTPD, the worst of which leading to remote execution of arbitrary code.

2.  Impact Information


ProFTPD is an advanced and very configurable FTP server.


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


A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, perform man-in-the-middle attacks to spoof arbitrary SSL servers, cause a Denial of Service condition, or read and modify arbitrary files.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.4d"

4.  References


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