FreeBSD : proftpd -- remote code execution vulnerabilities (3f851b22-89fb-11db-a937-003048116330)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 23952


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


The proftpd development team reports that several remote buffer overflows had been found in the proftpd server.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 23952

File Name: freebsd_pkg_3f851b2289fb11dba937003048116330.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/12/30

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/11/10

Exploitable With

Metasploit (ProFTPD 1.2 - 1.3.0 sreplace Buffer Overflow (Linux))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5815, CVE-2006-6170

CWE: 119