Debian LTS: DLA-1974-1: proftpd-dfsg security update

    Date27 Oct 2019
    CategoryDebian LTS
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An issue has been found in proftp-dfsg, a versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon.
    Package        : proftpd-dfsg
    Version        : 1.3.5e+r1.3.5-2+deb8u4
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18217
    An issue has been found in proftp-dfsg, a versatile, virtual-hosting FTP 
    Due to incorrect handling of overly long commands, a remote 
    unauthenticated user could trigger a denial-of-service by reaching an
    endless loop.
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
    We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at:
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