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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201706-09 ] FileZilla Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FileZilla: Buffer overflow (GLSA 201706-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-06-06
Bug(s): #610554
ID: 201706-09

Synopsis

A vulnerability in a bundled copy of PuTTY in FileZilla might allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.


Background

FileZilla is an open source FTP client.

Affected Packages

Package: net-ftp/filezilla
Vulnerable: < 3.25.2
Unaffected: >= 3.25.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

FileZilla is affected by the same vulnerability as reported in “GLSA
201703-03” because the package included a vulnerable copy of PuTTY.
Please read the GLSA for PuTTY referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker, utilizing the SSH agent forwarding of an SSH server,
could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
FileZilla or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/filezilla-3.25.2"
   


References

CVE-2017-6542
GLSA 201703-03
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