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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   ProFTPD Vendors:   ProFTPd
ProFTPD Request Processing Bug Permits Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020945
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020945
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-4247   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 25 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.3.2rc2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ProFTPD. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

Long 'ftp://' URLs may be split by the FTP server into multiple requests. A remote user can create a specially crafted 'ftp://' URL that, when loaded by the authenticated target user, will cause arbitrary commands to be executed on the target FTP server with the privileges of the target user.

Maksymilian Arciemowicz of securityreason.com reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause arbitrary commands to be executed by the authenticated target user on the target ProFTPD site.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available via CVS.
Vendor URL:  www.proftpd.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 23 2008 (FreeBSD Issues Fix) ProFTPD Request Processing Bug Permits Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks   (FreeBSD Security Advisories <security-advisories@freebsd.org>)
FreeBSD has released a fix for ftpd(8).
Jan 7 2009 (FreeBSD Issues Fix for lukemftpd) ProFTPD Request Processing Bug Permits Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks   (FreeBSD Security Advisories <security-advisories@freebsd.org>)
FreeBSD has released a fix for lukemftpd.



 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 25 Sep 2008 16:48:44 -0400
Subject:  ProFTPD


http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3115

CVE-2008-4247
 
 


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