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<glsa id="200701-09">
<title>oftpd: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
An assertion in oftpd could lead to a denial of service vulnerability.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">oftpd</product>
<announced>January 15, 2007</announced>
<revised>January 15, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>159178</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-ftp/oftpd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.3.7-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.3.7-r3</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
oftpd is a small, anonymous only ftp daemon.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
By specifying an unsupported address family in the arguments to a LPRT
or LPASV command, an assertion in oftpd will cause the daemon to abort.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Remote, unauthenticated attackers may be able to terminate any oftpd
process, denying service to legitimate users.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All oftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-ftp/oftpd-0.3.7-r3&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6767">CVE-2006-6767</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 14 Jan 2007 22:33:02 +0000">
taviso
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 14 Jan 2007 23:05:10 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
</glsa>