FreeBSD : proftpd -- Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (cca97f5f-7435-11db-91de-0008743bf21a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 23667


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


FrSIRT reports :

A vulnerability has been identified in ProFTPD, which could be exploited by attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary commands. This flaw is due to a buffer overflow error in the 'main.c' file where the 'cmd_buf_size' size of the buffer used to handle FTP commands sent by clients is not properly set to the size configured via the 'CommandBufferSize' directive, which could be exploited by attackers to compromise a vulnerable server via a specially crafted FTP command.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23667

File Name: freebsd_pkg_cca97f5f743511db91de0008743bf21a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/11/20

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:proftpd, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:proftpd-mysql, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/10