bftpd USER Command Buffer Overflow

2000-10-27T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:1620
Type osvdb
Reporter Christophe BAILLEUX(cb@grolier fr)
Modified 2000-10-27T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

A remote overflow exists in bftpd. The USER command fails to validate user-supplied input resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.0.12 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

A remote overflow exists in bftpd. The USER command fails to validate user-supplied input resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.bftpd.org/ Nessus Plugin ID:10084 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2000-10/0397.html ISS X-Force ID: 5426 CVE-2000-0943 Bugtraq ID: 1858