Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDKSA-2006:232)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 24615
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the pr_ctrls_recv_request function in ctrls.c in the mod_ctrls module in ProFTPD before 1.3.1rc1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a large reqarglen length value.
Packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.