The OES Netware add-ons in pure-ftpd had a security problem. A local attacker could overwrite local files when the OES remote server feature of pure-ftpd is enabled due to a directory traversal. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.
SUSE Security Update: Security update for pure-ftpd, pure-ftpd-debuginfo ______________________________________________________________________________ Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2011:1028-1 Rating: important References: #685447 #699300 #700335 #703035 Cross-References: CVE-2011-3171 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 ______________________________________________________________________________ An update that solves one vulnerability and has three fixes is now available. Description: The OES Netware add-ons in pure-ftpd had a security problem and some bugs, which are fixed by this update. A local attacker could overwrite local files when the OES remote server feature of pure-ftpd is enabled due to a directory traversal. (CVE-2011-3171) Additionally the following bugs have been fixed: * bnc#699300 - FTP remote server navigation does not always succeed * bnc#685447 - pure-ftpd does not throw an error when the name resolution fails during remote server navigation * bnc#700335 - put files into NCP volumes fails * bnc#703035 - remote_server feature opens a vulnerability with directory traversal & file overwriting Security Issue reference: * CVE-2011-3171 <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3171 Indications: Please install this update. Package List: - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64): pure-ftpd-1.0.22-0.26.1 - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64): pure-ftpd-1.0.22-0.26.1 References: http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3171.html https://bugzilla.novell.com/685447 https://bugzilla.novell.com/699300 https://bugzilla.novell.com/700335 https://bugzilla.novell.com/703035 http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=9a99a741b9d38804b2622f8b9adfa22a