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Secunia Security Advisory 46811

Secunia Security Advisory 46811
Posted Nov 10, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in ProFTPD, which can be exploited by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46811

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TITLE:
ProFTPD Response Pool Use-After-Free Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46811

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/46811/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46811

RELEASE DATE:
2011-11-10

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/46811/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/46811/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46811

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in ProFTPD, which can be exploited
by malicious users to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a use-after-free error when
handling response pool allocation lists and can be exploited to
corrupt memory.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 1.3.3g.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.3.3g or 1.3.4.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits an anonymous person via ZDI.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
ProFTPD:
http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3711

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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