ProFTPD < 1.3.5e / 1.3.6x < 1.3.6rc5 AllowChrootSymlinks bypass
Low Nessus Plugin ID 106756
SynopsisThe remote FTP server is affected by a mitigation bypass vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is using ProFTPD, a free FTP server for Unix and Linux.
According to its banner, the version of ProFTPD installed on the remote host is prior to 1.3.5e or 1.3.6x prior to 1.3.6rc5 and is affected by an issue where an attacker who is not granted full filesystem access may reconfigure the home directory of an FTP user.
SolutionUpgrade to ProFTPD version 1.3.5e / 1.3.6rc5 or later.