bftpd < 1.0.14 chown Command Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1828

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote ftp server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when issued too long arguments to the chown command. This vulnerability may make it possible for a remote attacker to gain root access.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.0.14 or disable the option ENABLE_SITE in bftpd.conf

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-12/0189.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 1828

File Name: 1828.prm

Family: FTP Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1803, 1804, 3222

Nessus ID: 10579

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0065, CVE-2000-0943

BID: 1858, 2120