Debian Security Advisory DSA 457-1 (wu-ftpd)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:41:51
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20457-1

Technical Details:
Two vulnerabilities were discovered in wu-ftpd: CVE-2004-0148 - Glenn Stewart discovered that users could bypass the directory access restrictions imposed by the restricted-gid option by changing the permissions on their home directory. On a subsequent login, when access to the user's home directory was denied, wu-ftpd would fall back to the root directory. CVE-2004-0185 - A buffer overflow existed in wu-ftpd's code which deals with S/key authentication. For the stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.2-3woody4. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 2.6.2-17.1. We recommend that you update your wu-ftpd Linux Distribution Package.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to wu-ftpd announced via advisory DSA 457-1.

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-2004-0148
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2004-0185

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2008-01-17
Modified
2017-07-07
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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