ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201309-15

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ProFTPD, the worst of which leading to remote execution of arbitrary code.

Affected Packages

net-ftp/proftpd on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.3.4d
Unaffected versions >= 1.3.4d

Background

ProFTPD is an advanced and very configurable FTP server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ProFTPD. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, perform man-in-the-middle attacks to spoof arbitrary SSL servers, cause a Denial of Service condition, or read and modify arbitrary files.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.4d"
 

References

Release Date
September 24, 2013

Latest Revision
September 24, 2013: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
local, remote

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