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[GLSA-200405-09] ProFTPD Access Control List bypass vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
ProFTPD Access Control List bypass vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200405-09
(ProFTPD Access Control List bypass vulnerability)
ProFTPD 1.2.9 introduced a vulnerability that allows CIDR-based ACLs (such
as 10.0.0.1/24) to be bypassed. The CIDR ACLs are disregarded, with the net
effect being similar to an "AllowAll" directive.
This vulnerability may allow unauthorized files, including critical system
files to be downloaded and/or modified, thereby allowing a potential remote
compromise of the server.
Users may work around the problem by avoiding use of CIDR-based ACLs.
ProFTPD users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version of the
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=net-ftp/proftpd-1.2.9-r2"
# emerge ">=net-ftp/proftpd-1.2.9-r2"
Threat Level: High
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