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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1974-1] proftpd-dfsg security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'proftpd-dfsg' package(s) announced via the DSA-1974-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

An issue has been found in proftp-dfsg, a versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon. Due to incorrect handling of overly long commands, a remote unauthenticated user could trigger a denial-of-service by reaching an endless loop.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'proftpd-dfsg' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5e+r1.3.5-2+deb8u4. We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)