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SuSE: New pure-ftpd packages fix security issue

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
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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
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  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
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