Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2013:053)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in proftpd :

ProFTPD before 1.3.5rc1, when using the UserOwner directive, allows
local users to modify the ownership of arbitrary files via a race
condition and a symlink attack on the (1) MKD or (2) XMKD commands

The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 0.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66067 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57172

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6095

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