DSA 2191-1: proftpd security update
Posted on: 03/15/2011 10:13 AM

A proftpd security update is available for Debian GNU/Linux 5.0

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2191-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
March 14, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : proftpd-dfsg
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2008-7265 CVE-2010-3867 CVE-2010-4652

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in ProFTPD, a versatile,
virtual-hosting FTP daemon:


Incorrect handling of the ABOR command could lead to
denial of service through elevated CPU consumption.


Several directory traversal vulnerabilities have been
discovered in the mod_site_misc module.


A SQL injection vulnerability was discovered in the
mod_sql module.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.1-17lenny6.

The stable distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid)
are not affected, these vulnerabilities have been fixed prior to the
release of Debian 6.0 (squeeze).

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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