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[DSA281] DSA-281-1 moxftp Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Knud Erik Højgaard discovered a vulnerability in moxftp (and xftp
respectively), an Athena X interface to FTP. Insufficient bounds
checking could lead to execution of arbitrary code, provided by a
malicious FTP server. Erik Tews fixed this.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the old stable distribution (potato) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.2-13.1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed
in version 2.2-18.20.
We recommend that you upgrade your xftp package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-281
Threat Level: High
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