ncftp

2005-05-15T23:54:44
ID SSA-2005-135-02
Type slackware
Reporter Slackware Linux Project
Modified 2005-05-15T23:54:44

Description

New ncftp packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix security issues.

More details about this issue may be found on the NcFTP site: http://www.ncftp.com/ncftp/doc/changelog.html#3.1.5

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog:

patches/packages/ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to ncftp-3.1.9. This corrects a vulnerability where a download from a hostile FTP server might be written to an unintended location potentially compromising system security or causing a denial of service. For more details, see: http://www.ncftp.com/ncftp/doc/changelog.html#3.1.5 ( Security fix )

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current: ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 10.0 package: 153e4eff85919531ee58cc445b1c3c93 ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package: aac0389bd0bff8543a5fe8fdc305a50c ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package: c3ce5f147fd8ea8fa442071008a54cff ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root: > upgradepkg ncftp-3.1.9-i486-1.tgz