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LeapFTP Site Queue File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2005-08-24    Last Update:  2005-09-28    Views:  9,134

Secunia Advisory SA16552

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Sowhat has reported a vulnerability in LeapFTP, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when handling a site queue file (.lsq) containing an overly long host name. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow and may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Successful exploitation requires that the user is tricked into opening a specially crafted ".lsq" file in LeapFTP or by double-clicking on it in Explorer.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 2.7.0 through 2.7.5.


Solution:
Update to version 2.7.6.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Sowhat

Original Advisory:
LeapWare:
http://www.leapware.com/security/2005082301.txt

Sowhat:
http://secway.org/advisory/AD20050824.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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