FreeBSD : proftpd -- Long Command Processing Vulnerability (0f51f2c9-8956-11dd-a6fe-0030843d3802)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Secunia reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to the application truncating an
overly long FTP command, and improperly interpreting the remainder
string as a new FTP command. This can be exploited to execute
arbitrary FTP commands with the privileges of another user by e.g.
tricking the user into following malicious link.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34256 (freebsd_pkg_0f51f2c9895611dda6fe0030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4242

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