This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-27
(ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities)
The following vulnerabilities were reported:
Percent characters in the username are not properly handled, which
introduces a single quote character during variable substitution by
Some invalid, encoded multibyte characters are not properly handled in
mod_sql_mysql and mod_sql_postgres when NLS support is enabled
A remote attacker could send specially crafted requests to the server,
possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL statements.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Public Exploit Available : true