GLSA-201309-15 : ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 70111
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201309-15 (ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ProFTPD. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A context-dependent attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, perform man-in-the-middle attacks to spoof arbitrary SSL servers, cause a Denial of Service condition, or read and modify arbitrary files.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.4d'