GLSA-200701-09 : oftpd: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-09
(oftpd: Denial of Service)

By specifying an unsupported address family in the arguments to a LPRT
or LPASV command, an assertion in oftpd will cause the daemon to abort.

Impact :

Remote, unauthenticated attackers may be able to terminate any oftpd
process, denying service to legitimate users.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-09.xml

Solution :

All oftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7-r3'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24207 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-09.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6767