Debian: DSA-4635-1: proftpd-dfsg security update

    Date26 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Antonio Morales discovered an user-after-free flaw in the memory pool allocator in ProFTPD, a powerful modular FTP/SFTP/FTPS server. Interrupting current data transfers can corrupt the ProFTPD memory pool, leading to denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4635-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 26, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : proftpd-dfsg
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-9273
    Debian Bug     : 951800
    
    Antonio Morales discovered an user-after-free flaw in the memory pool
    allocator in ProFTPD, a powerful modular FTP/SFTP/FTPS server.
    Interrupting current data transfers can corrupt the ProFTPD memory pool,
    leading to denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary
    code.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1.3.5b-4+deb9u4.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.3.6-4+deb10u4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of proftpd-dfsg please refer to its
    security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/proftpd-dfsg
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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