Vulnerability Details

tnftpd 'ftp://' Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

Published: 2009-08-27 11:43:20
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary code to perform CSRF attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.

Affected Versions:
NetBSD, tnftpd Version prior to 20080929

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to the application truncating an overly long FTP command and improperly interpreting the remainder string as a new FTP command. This can be exploited via unknown vectors, probably involving a crafted 'ftp://' link to a tnftpd server.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to tnftpd version 20080929 or later.

Summary:
The host is running tnftpd server and is prone to Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-7016

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/31958
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45534
http://freshmeat.net/projects/tnftpd/?branch_id=14355&release_id=285654

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2009-08-27
Modified
2019-04-29
Category
FTP

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