Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gftp (MDVSA-2008:018)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Kalle Olavi Niemitalo found two boundary errors in the fsplib library,
a copy of which is included in gFTP source. A remote attacker could
trigger these vulnerabilities by enticing a user to download a file
with a specially crafted directory or file name, possibly resulting in
the execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2007-3962) or a denial of service

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected gftp package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38128 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-018.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3961

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