FreeBSD : tnftp -- mget does not check for directory escapes (f92e1bbc-5e18-11d9-839a-0050da134090)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

When downloading a batch of files from an FTP server the mget command
does not check for directory escapes. A specially crafted file on the
FTP server could then potentially overwrite an existing file of the
user.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?e90675a2
http://www.nessus.org/u?3d336a68
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/12/15/2113202
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110321888413132
http://www.nessus.org/u?9674b44c

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19181 (freebsd_pkg_f92e1bbc5e1811d9839a0050da134090.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1294

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