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[GLSA-200701-09] oftpd: Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
oftpd: Denial of Service

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-09
(oftpd: Denial of Service)


By specifying an unsupported address family in the arguments to a LPRT
or LPASV command, an assertion in oftpd will cause the daemon to abort.

Impact

Remote, unauthenticated attackers may be able to terminate any oftpd
process, denying service to legitimate users.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6767


Solution:
All oftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7-r3"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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