Debian Security Advisory DSA 1689-1 (proftpd-dfsg)

Published: 2008-12-29 21:42:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201689-1

Technical Details:
Maksymilian Arciemowicz of securityreason.com reported that ProFTPD is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks and executes arbitrary FTP commands via a long ftp:// URI that leverages an existing session from the FTP client implementation in a web browser. For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.0-19etch2 and in version 1.3.1-15~bpo40+1 for backports. For the testing (lenny) and unstable (sid) distributions this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.1-15. We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to proftpd-dfsg announced via advisory DSA 1689-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-4242

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31289

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8

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