Evgeny Legerov has reported a vulnerability in ProFTPD, which potentially can be exploited by malicious user's to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an off-by-one error within the "sreplace()" function in src/support.c. This can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by e.g. uploading a malicious ".message" file or sending specially crafted commands to the server.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is reported in version 1.3.0. Other versions may also be affected.
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