Security update for package proftpd
(Last modified: 09JAN2002)
solutions Security update for package proftpd SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (24eb5e3c205421ebe464bf0a57c3d2e2)
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
Architecture: i386, ia64
proftpdprocess to die upon execution of
"ls ///". Since the dying process does not handle the incoming
connections, the crash is noticeable for the connected client only. New
connections are handled by the
proftpdparent process. It is unclear yet
if this error can be exploited to remotely execute user-provided code.
However, the fix in the form of this update package resolves the problem
rpm -Uvh proftpd.rpm
You should then restart the running server by entering:
rcproftpd stop rcproftpd start
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