Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : wu-ftpd (MDKSA-2001:090)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13903


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability in wu-ftpd's ftpglob() function was found by the CORE ST team. This vulnerability can be exploited to obtain root access on the FTP server.


Update the affected wu-ftpd package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13903

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2001-090.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2016/01/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:wu-ftpd, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2001/11/29

Exploitable With


Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0550

BID: 3581

MDKSA: 2001:090