SuSE 10 Security Update : pure-ftpd (ZYPP Patch Number 7723)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

The OES Netware add-ons in pure-ftpd had a security problem and some
bugs, which are fixed by this update.

A local attacker could overwrite local files when the OES remote
server feature of pure-ftpd is enabled due to a directory traversal.

Additionally the following bugs have been fixed :

- FTP remote server navigation does not always succeed.

- pure-ftpd does not throw an error when the name
resolution fails during remote server navigation.

- put files into NCP volumes fails. (bnc#700335)

- remote_server feature opens a vulnerability with
directory traversal & file overwriting. (bnc#703035)

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 7723.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56614 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3171

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