KTH Kerberos 4 FTP client heap overflow

kerberos4-ftp-client-overflow (8938) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The FTP client in KTH Kerberos is vulnerable to a heap overflow. By sending an overly long response to a request for passive mode by a Kerberos FTP client, a malicious FTP server could overflow the pasv buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • MIT Kerberos 4-1.0.2
  • MIT Kerberos 4-1.0.3
  • MIT Kerberos 4-1.0.4
  • MIT Kerberos 4-1.1.1

Reported:

Apr 24, 2002

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