Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2338-2 proftpd-dfsg -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
25 Aug 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 968967.
More information:

The update of proftpd-dfsg released as DLA-2338-1 incorrectly destroyed the memory pool in function sftp_kex_handle in contrib/mod_sftp/kex.c which may cause a segmentation fault and thus prevent sftp connections.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5e+r1.3.5b-4+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

For the detailed security status of proftpd-dfsg please refer to its security tracker page at:

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