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Security update for proftpd


(Last modified: 17OCT2003)

solutions Security update for proftpd SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (bee54f0051975fb3ff19153695a39fc0)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE eMail Server 3.1
SuSE eMail Server III
SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA32
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IA64
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for PowerPC
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for S/390 and zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Office Server

Package: proftpd
Release: 20031017
Obsoletes: none


Everyone using proftpd in an untrusted environment should update.

Problem description

A one-byte buffer overflow can be triggered remotely in a routine appending a
\r char at the end of line. This leads to denial-of-service condition. Code
execution is unlikely.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh proftpd.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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