FreeBSD : proftpd -- Long Command Processing Vulnerability (0f51f2c9-8956-11dd-a6fe-0030843d3802)
High Nessus Plugin ID 34256
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSecunia reports :
The vulnerability is caused due to the application truncating an overly long FTP command, and improperly interpreting the remainder string as a new FTP command. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary FTP commands with the privileges of another user by e.g.
tricking the user into following malicious link.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.