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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702606
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2606-1 (proftpd-dfsg - symlink race)
Summary: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.
Description:Summary:
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.

Affected Software/OS:
proftpd-dfsg on Debian Linux

Solution:
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.

CVSS Score:
1.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-6095
Debian Security Information: DSA-2606 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2606
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/01/07/3
http://secunia.com/advisories/51823
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