Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2011:023)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in proftpd :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the sql_prepare_where function
(contrib/mod_sql.c) in ProFTPD before 1.3.3d, when mod_sql is enabled,
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and
possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted username containing
substitution tags, which are not properly handled during construction
of a SQL query (CVE-2010-4652).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51916 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44933

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4652

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