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Debian: Security Advisory for proftpd-dfsg (DSA-4635-1)

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 DSA-4635-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Antonio Morales discovered an user-after-free flaw in the memory pool allocator in ProFTPD, a powerful modular FTP/SFTP/FTPS server. Interrupting current data transfers can corrupt the ProFTPD memory pool, leading to denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

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 the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5b-4+deb9u4. For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.6-4+deb10u4. We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)