GLSA-201309-15 : ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201309-15
(ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-15.xml

Solution :

All ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.4d'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true