Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDKSA-2006:232)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the pr_ctrls_recv_request function in
ctrls.c in the mod_ctrls module in ProFTPD before 1.3.1rc1 allows
local users to execute arbitrary code via a large reqarglen length
value.

Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24615 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-232.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6563

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