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Family: FTP --> Category: mixed

bftpd chown overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks if the remote bftpd daemon is vulnerable to a buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote ftp server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow
when issued too long arguments to the chown command.

It may be possible for a remote attacker to gain root access
thanks to this bug.

Solution : Upgrade your bftpd server to version 1.0.14 or
disable the option ENABLE_SITE in bftpd.conf
Threat Level: High

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