Debian Security Advisory DSA 4559-1 (proftpd-dfsg - security update)

Technical Details

Severity Level:

Medium Severity

CVSS Score:


CVSS Base Vector:

The remote host is missing an update for the 'proftpd-dfsg' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-4559-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Stephan Zeisberg discovered that missing input validation in ProFTPD, a FTP/SFTP/FTPS server, could result in denial of service via an infinite loop.

Affected Versions:
'proftpd-dfsg' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5b-4+deb9u2. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.6-4+deb10u2. We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package


Debian Local Security Checks

Creation Time:

2019-11-07 03:00:12

Modification Time:

2019-11-07 03:00:12

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