mmftpd mmsyslog() remote format string

mmftpd-mmsyslog-format-string (9337) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


mmftpd could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the server, caused by a format string vulnerability in the mmsyslog() function. A remote attacker could pass a malicious format string to the mmsyslog() function, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the local account.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of mmftpd (0.0.8 or later), available from Matt Mondor's Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Matthew Mondor mmftpd 0.0.7 and prior


Jun 12, 2002

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