GLSA-201309-15 : ProFTPD: Multiple vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 70111
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Synopsis

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

Description

The 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.
Impact :

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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All ProFTPD users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.4d'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201309-15

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 70111

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201309-15.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Published: 9/25/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/24/2013

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (ProFTPD 1.3.2rc3 - 1.3.3b Telnet IAC Buffer Overflow (Linux))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3555, CVE-2010-3867, CVE-2010-4221, CVE-2010-4652, CVE-2011-1137, CVE-2011-4130, CVE-2012-6095, CVE-2013-4359

BID: 36935, 44562, 44933, 46183, 50631, 57172, 62328

GLSA: 201309-15

CWE: 310