Remote code execution flaws fixed in tnftp and wget

    Date03 Nov 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    1423
    Posted ByAlex
    The maintainer of the tnftp FTP client has patched a remote code execution vulnerability which affected operating systems including NetBSD, FreeBSD and Mac OS X. The flaw (CVE-2014-8517), which did not affect OpenBSD due to modifications, was patched over the weekend. Maintainer Luke Mewburn notified NetBSD (which ships tnftp) of the patch in a mailing list post after warning subscribers about the hole last week.
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