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PostPosted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201611-05 ] tnftp Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: tnftp: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201611-05)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: November 15, 2016
Bug(s): #527302
ID: 201611-05

Synopsis

tnftp is vulnerable to remote code execution if output file is not
specified.


Background

tnftp is a NetBSD FTP client with several advanced features.

Affected Packages

Package: net-ftp/tnftp
Vulnerable: < 20141104
Unaffected: >= 20141104
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

The fetch_url function in usr.bin/ftp/fetch.c allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All tnftp users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --verbose --oneshot ">=net-ftp/tnftp-20141104"
   


References

CVE-2014-8517


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