FreeBSD : proftpd -- Compromised source packages backdoor (ed7fa1b4-ff59-11df-9759-080027284eaa)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The ProFTPD Project team reports :

The security issue is caused due to the distribution of compromised
ProFTPD 1.3.3c source code packages via the project's main FTP server
and all of the mirror servers, which contain a backdoor allowing
remote root access.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?74de525d
http://www.nessus.org/u?a555da33

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50980 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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