GLSA-201309-08 : FileZilla: Multiple vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 69899


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-08 (FileZilla: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in FileZilla. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious server, resulting in possible arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service.
Additionally, a local attacker could read sensitive memory, potentially resulting in password disclosure.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/filezilla-3.7.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69899

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201309-08.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 9/15/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:filezilla, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4206, CVE-2013-4207, CVE-2013-4208, CVE-2013-4852

BID: 61599, 61644, 61645, 61649

GLSA: 201309-08