GLSA-202007-51 : FileZilla: Untrusted search path

high Nessus Plugin ID 138974
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-202007-51 (FileZilla: Untrusted search path)

It was discovered that FileZilla uses an untrusted search path.
Impact :

An attacker could use a malicious binary to escalate privileges.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/filezilla-3.47.2.1'

See Also

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2019-14

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-51

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138974

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202007-51.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 7/27/2020

Updated: 7/30/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:gentoo:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:gentoo:linux:filezilla:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5429

TRA: TRA-2019-14

GLSA: 202007-51