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[DSA087] DSA-087-1 wu-ftpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-087-1 wu-ftpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

CORE ST reports that an exploit has been found for a bug in the wu-ftpd
glob code (this is the code that handles filename wildcard expansion).
Any logged in user (including anonymous FTP users) can exploit the bug
to gain root rights on the server.

This has been corrected in version 2.6.0-6 of the wu-ftpd package.



Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-087
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3581

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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