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FreeBSD Ports: wu-ftpd

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: wu-ftpd wu-ftpd+ipv6 CVE-2005-0256 The wu_fnmatch function in wu_fnmatch.c for wu-fptd 2.6.1 and 2.6.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU exhaustion by recursion) via a glob pattern with a large number of * (wildcard) characters, as demonstrated using the dir copmmand.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110935886414939 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/ef410571-a541-11d9-a788-0001020eed82.html

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