GLSA-201706-09 : FileZilla: Buffer overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 100652
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201706-09 (FileZilla: Buffer overflow)
FileZilla is affected by the same vulnerability as reported in “GLSA 201703-03” because the package included a vulnerable copy of PuTTY.
Please read the GLSA for PuTTY referenced below for details.
A remote attacker, utilizing the SSH agent forwarding of an SSH server, could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running FileZilla or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/filezilla-3.25.2'