smallftpd Multiple Vulnerabilities (Traversal, DoS)

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Synopsis :

The remote FTP service is vulnerable to an access control breach.

Description :

The remote FTP server is vulnerable to a flaw that allows users to
access files that are outside the FTP server root.

An attacker may break out of his FTP jail by issuing the command :

CWD \..\..

In addition, it has been reported that a user can crash the service by
supplying malformed input to the login process or large arguments to
several commands.

See also :

Solution :

If you are running smallftpd upgrade to version 1.0.3 or higher,
otherwise contact your vendor for a patch.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FTP

Nessus Plugin ID: 11573 ()

Bugtraq ID: 7472