[SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: proftpd-1.3.3d-1.fc14

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-01-20 19:26:13

Name        : proftpd
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 1.3.3d
Release     : 1.fc14
URL         : http://www.proftpd.org/
Summary     : Flexible, stable and highly-configurable FTP server
Description :
ProFTPD is an enhanced FTP server with a focus toward simplicity, security,
and ease of configuration. It features a very Apache-like configuration
syntax, and a highly customizable server infrastructure, including support for
multiple 'virtual' FTP servers, anonymous FTP, and permission-based directory

This package defaults to the standalone behavior of ProFTPD, but all the
needed scripts to have it run by xinetd instead are included.

Update Information:

This is an update to the current upstream maintenance release, which addresses a security issue that could affect users of the mod_sql module (not enabled by default).

* A heap-based buffer overflow flaw was found in the way ProFTPD FTP server prepared SQL queries for certain usernames, when the mod_sql module was enabled. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to cause the proftpd daemon to crash or, potentially, to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running 'proftpd' via a specially-crafted username, provided in the authentication dialog.

The update also fixes a CPU spike when handling .ftpaccess files, and handling of SFTP uploads when compression is used.


* Wed Jan 19 2011 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 1.3.3d-1
- Updated to 1.3.3d
  - Fixed sql_prepare_where() buffer overflow (bug 3536, CVE-2010-4652)
  - Fixed CPU spike when handling .ftpaccess files
  - Fixed handling of SFTP uploads when compression is used
- Add Default-Stop LSB keyword in initscript (for runlevels 0, 1, and 6)
- Fix typos in config file and initscript
* Mon Nov  1 2010 Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> 1.3.3c-1
- Update to 1.3.3c (#647965)
  - Fixed Telnet IAC stack overflow vulnerability (CVE-2010-4221)
  - Fixed directory traversal bug in mod_site_misc (CVE-2010-3867)
  - Fixed SQLite authentications using "SQLAuthType Backend"
- New DSO module: mod_geoip

  [ 1 ] Bug #670170 - CVE-2010-4652 ProFTPD (mod_sql): Heap-based buffer overflow by processing certain usernames, when mod_sql module enabled

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update proftpd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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