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Family: Debian Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

[DSA406] DSA-406-1 lftp Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-406-1 lftp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Ulf Härnhammar discovered a buffer overflow in lftp, a set of
sophisticated command-line FTP/HTTP client programs. A possible hacker
could create a carefully crafted directory on a website so that the
execution of an 'ls' or 'rels' command would lead to the execution of
arbitrary code on the client machine.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.9-1woody2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.6.10-1.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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