Fedora 29 : proftpd (2019-82b0f48691)

high Nessus Plugin ID 127519
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update addresses an arbitrary file copy vulnerability in mod_copy in ProFTPD, which allowed for remote code execution and information disclosure without authentication due to not honoring `<Limit>` constraints.

Upstream bug: http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4372

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Solution

Update the affected proftpd package.

See Also

http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4372

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-82b0f48691

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 127519

File Name: fedora_2019-82b0f48691.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/12/2019

Updated: 1/6/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:proftpd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/19/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12815