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Debian: Security update for ProFTPD

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in ProFTPD, an FTP server. ProFTPD incorrectly uses data from an unencrypted input buffer after encryption has been enabled with STARTTLS. ProFTPD uses a response pool after freeing it under exceptional conditions, possibly leading to remote code execution. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2346-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
November 15, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : proftpd-dfsg
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4130
Debian Bug     : 648373

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in ProFTPD, an FTP server:

  ProFTPD incorrectly uses data from an unencrypted input buffer
  after encryption has been enabled with STARTTLS, an issue
  similar to CVE-2011-0411.

CVE-2011-4130
  ProFTPD uses a response pool after freeing it under
  exceptional conditions, possibly leading to remote code
  execution.  (The version in lenny is not affected by this
  problem.)

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.1-17lenny8.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.3a-6squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and the unstable distribution
(sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.4~rc3-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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