Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : lftp (MDKSA-2003:116)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A buffer overflow vulnerability was discovered by Ulf Harnhammar in
the lftp FTP client when connecting to a web server using HTTP or
HTTPS and using the 'ls' or 'rels' command on specially prepared
directory. This vulnerability exists in lftp versions 2.3.0 through
2.6.9 and is corrected upstream in 2.6.10.

The updated packages are patched to protect against this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected lftp package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14098 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-116.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0963

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