FreeBSD : proftpd -- arbitrary code execution vulnerability with chroot (022a4c77-2da4-11e1-b356-00215c6a37bb)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The FreeBSD security advisory FreeBSD-SA-11:07.chroot reports :

If ftpd is configured to place a user in a chroot environment, then an
attacker who can log in as that user may be able to run arbitrary

Proftpd shares the same problem of a similar nature.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :


Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57402 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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