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[DSA357] DSA-357-1 wu-ftpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-357-1 wu-ftpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

iSEC Security Research reports that wu-ftpd contains an off-by-one bug
in the fb_realpath function which could be exploited by a logged-in user
(local or anonymous) to gain root rights. A demonstration exploit is
reportedly available.
For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.6.2-3woody1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) an update will be available shortly.
We recommend you upgrade your wu-ftpd package immediately.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-357
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8315

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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