SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pure-ftpd (SAT Patch Number 5091)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

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.
(CVE-2011-3171)

Additionally the following bugs have been fixed :

- FTP remote server navigation does not always succeed.
(bnc#699300)

- pure-ftpd does not throw an error when the name
resolution fails during remote server navigation.
(bnc#685447)

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

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=685447
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699300
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700335
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=703035
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3171.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5091.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57130 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3171

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