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

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

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

Packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
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

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now