ProFTPD 1.3.5a, 1.3.6rc1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Critical Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 802012

Synopsis

The specific version of ProFTPD that the system is running is reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The specific version of ProFTPD that the system is running is reportedly affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- ProFTPD contains a flaw that may result in Diffie Hellman key exchanges using 1024 bits instead of the intended 4096 bits. This may result in them being significantly less cryptographically secure. (CVE-2016-3125)

- ProFTPD contains an out-of-bounds read flaw in the pr_fs_dircat() function in fsio.c that may allow a remote attacker to cause a crash or potentially disclose memory contents.

Solution

It has been reported that this has been fixed. Please refer to the product listing for upgraded versions that address this vulnerability.

See Also

http://proftpd.org/docs/RELEASE_NOTES-1.3.5b

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=818492

http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4230

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-3125

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/601

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q1/610

https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/40-Several-out-of-bounds-reads-in-ProFTPD.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 802012

File Name: 802012.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2016/08/29

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3125