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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200801-17
(Netkit FTP Server: Denial of Service)
Venustech AD-LAB discovered that an FTP client connected to a
vulnerable server with passive mode and SSL support can trigger an
fclose() function call on an uninitialized stream in ftpd.c.
A remote attacker can send specially crafted FTP data to a server with
passive mode and SSL support, causing the ftpd daemon to crash.
Disable passive mode or SSL.
See also :
All Netkit FTP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/netkit-ftpd-0.17-r7'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3