ftpwatch package has major security problems

    Date13 Dec 1999
    CategoryDebian
    3552
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    We have found that the ftpwatch package as distributed in Debian GNU/Linux 1.3 and later distributions has a security problem which makes it trivial for users to gain root access.
    We have found that the ftpwatch package as distributed in Debian
    GNU/Linux 1.3 and later distributions has a security problem which makes
    it trivial for users to gain root access.
    
    We recommend that you remove the ftpwatch package immediately.
    
    We will be working on a new version of ftpwatch to address these issues and
    will announce that in a new advisory.
    
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