oftpd: Denial of Service

2007-01-15T00:00:00
ID GLSA-200701-09
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2007-01-15T00:00:00

Description

Background

oftpd is a small, anonymous only ftp daemon.

Description

By specifying an unsupported address family in the arguments to a LPRT or LPASV command, an assertion in oftpd will cause the daemon to abort.

Impact

Remote, unauthenticated attackers may be able to terminate any oftpd process, denying service to legitimate users.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All oftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7-r3"