Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2606-1 proftpd-dfsg -- symlink race
- Date Reported:
- 13 Jan 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 697524.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-6095.
- More information:
It has been discovered that in ProFTPd, an FTP server, an attacker on the same physical host as the server may be able to perform a symlink attack allowing to elevate privileges in some configurations.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.3a-6squeeze6.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.4a-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.