Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2009:061)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

multiple vulnerabilities has been identified and fixed in proftpd :

ProFTPD 1.3.1 interprets long commands from an FTP client as multiple
commands, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request
forgery (CSRF) attacks and execute arbitrary FTP commands via a long
ftp:// URI that leverages an existing session from the FTP client
implementation in a web browser. (CVE-2008-4242)

SQL injection vulnerability in ProFTPD Server 1.3.1 through 1.3.2rc2
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via a '%'
(percent) character in the username, which introduces a ''' (single
quote) character during variable substitution by mod_sql.
(CVE-2009-0542)

ProFTPD Server 1.3.1, with NLS support enabled, allows remote
attackers to bypass SQL injection protection mechanisms via invalid,
encoded multibyte characters, which are not properly handled in (1)
mod_sql_mysql and (2) mod_sql_postgres. (CVE-2009-0543)

The updated packages have been upgraded to the latest proftpd version
(1.3.2) to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37354 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-061.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31289
33722

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4242
CVE-2009-0542
CVE-2009-0543

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