CVE-2020-9273 Detail

Current Description

In ProFTPD 1.3.7, it is possible to corrupt the memory pool by interrupting the data transfer channel. This triggers a use-after-free in alloc_pool in pool.c, and possible remote code execution.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-03/msg00002.html
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/master/RELEASE_NOTES Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/issues/903 Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00022.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00002.html
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/VCUPRYSJR7XOM3HQ6H5M4OGDU7OHCHBF/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/XHO3S5WPRRP7VGKIAHLYQVEYW5HRYIJN/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-35
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4635

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-9273
NVD Published Date:
02/20/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/21/2020
Source:
MITRE