DSA 2185-1: proftpd-dfsg security update
Posted on: 03/09/2011 11:41 AM

A proftpd security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2185-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 07, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : proftpd-dfsg
Vulnerability : integer overflow
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-1137

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the SFTP file transfer
module of the ProFTPD daemon could lead to denial of service.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.3a-6squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.3d-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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