Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Mandrake Local Security Checks >> MDKSA-2005:140: proftpd


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:140: proftpd

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the proftpd package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:140 (proftpd).



Two format string vulnerabilities were discovered in ProFTPD. The first exists
when displaying a shutdown message containin the name of the current directory.
This could be exploited by a user who creates a directory containing format
specifiers and sets the directory as the current directory when the shutdown
message is being sent.

The second exists when displaying response messages to the cleint using
information retreived from a database using mod_sql. Note that mod_sql support
is not enabled by default, but the contrib source file has been patched
regardless.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:140
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Astec 2880W AC Server Power Supply Unit PSU AA23920L, IBM 39Y7409 39Y7408 w/Fans
$100.0
Astec 2880W AC Server Power Supply Unit PSU AA23920L, IBM 39Y7409 39Y7408 w/Fans pictureIBM Intel I340-T2 Dual Port Standard Bracket PCI Express 2.0 x4 Server Adapter 4
$27.06
IBM Intel I340-T2 Dual Port Standard Bracket PCI Express 2.0 x4 Server Adapter 4 pictureIBM Lenovo ThinkStation 1120W Server Power Supply DPS-1120AB 0A37782 54Y8845
$124.95
IBM Lenovo ThinkStation 1120W Server Power Supply DPS-1120AB 0A37782 54Y8845 pictureIBM HS21 8853-AC1 Blade Server 2x2.66GHz Dual Core 8GB RAM 2x36.4GB Hard Drive
$14.99
IBM HS21 8853-AC1 Blade Server 2x2.66GHz Dual Core 8GB RAM 2x36.4GB Hard Drive picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.