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Debian Security Advisory DSA 087-1 (wu-ftpd)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to wu-ftpd announced via advisory DSA 087-1.

Insight

Insight

CORE ST reports that an exploit has been found for a bug in the wu-ftpd glob code (this is the code that handles filename wildcard expansion). Any logged in user (including anonymous ftp users) can exploit the bug to gain root privilege on the server. This has been corrected in version 2.6.0-6 of the wu-ftpd package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20087-1

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