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

[DSA896] DSA-896-1 linux-ftpd-ssl Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-896-1 linux-ftpd-ssl

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

A buffer overflow has been discovered in ftpd-ssl, a simple BSD FTP
server with SSL encryption support, that could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain linux-ftpd-ssl
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.18+0.3-3sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.17.18+0.3-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your ftpd-ssl package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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