mmftpd mmsyslog() remote format string
|mmftpd-mmsyslog-format-string (9337)||High 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.
Upgrade to the latest version of mmftpd (0.0.8 or later), available from Matt Mondor's Web site. See References.
- CERT INTEXXIA SECURITY ADVISORY #1053-040602: mmftpd FTP Daemon Format String Vulnerability.
- Matt Mondor's Web site: mmftpd-changelog.
- Matt Mondor's Web site: Software.
- BID-4990: MMFTPD SysLog Format String Vulnerability
- BID-4999: MMMail Remote SysLog Format String Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0925: Format string vulnerability in mmsyslog function allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) the USER command to mmpop3d for mmmail 0.0.13 and earlier, (2) the HELO command to mmsmtpd for mmmail 0.0.13 and earlier, or (3) the USER command to mmftpd 0.0.7 and earlier.
- Matthew Mondor mmftpd 0.0.7 and prior
Jun 12, 2002
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