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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for proftpd-dfsg (DLA-2115-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 DLA-2115-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

It was discovered that there was a a use-after-free vulnerability in in the proftpd-dfsg FTP server. Exploitation of this vulnerability within the memory pool handling could have allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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 issue has been fixed in proftpd-dfsg version 1.3.5e+r1.3.5-2+deb8u6. We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)