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CVE-2006-5815 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the sreplace function in ProFTPD 1.3.0 and earlier allows remote attackers, probably authenticated, to cause a denial of service and execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated by vd_proftpd.pm, a "ProFTPD remote exploit."

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

An off-by-one string manipulation flaw in ProFTPD's sreplace() function exists allowing a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2858
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017167
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.502491
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1222
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-26.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:217
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:217-1
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.035-proftpd.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/452760/100/200/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20992
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0066/
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0070
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4451 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=214820
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30147

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:proftpd_project:proftpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.3.0


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5815
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018