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bftpd < 1.0.14 chown Command Overflow

Critical

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