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tnftpd Long Command Processing Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-01-08    Views:  3,388

Secunia Advisory SA33437

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in tnftpd, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application truncating an overly long FTP command, and improperly interpreting the remainder string as a new FTP command. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary FTP commands with the privileges of another user by e.g. tricking the user into following a malicious link.


Solution:
Update to version 20081009.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Maksymilian Arciemowicz, SecurityReason

Original Advisory:
FreeBSD-SA-09:01.lukemftpd:
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-09:01.lukemftpd.asc

SecurityReason:
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/56

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