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<glsa id="200801-17">
<title>Netkit FTP Server: Denial of Service</title>
Netkit FTP Server contains a Denial of Service vulnerability.
<product type="ebuild">netkit-ftpd</product>
<announced>January 29, 2008</announced>
<revised>January 29, 2008: 01</revised>
<package name="net-ftp/netkit-ftpd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.17-r7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.17-r7</vulnerable>
net-ftp/netkit-ftpd is the Linux Netkit FTP server with optional SSL
Venustech AD-LAB discovered that an FTP client connected to a
vulnerable server with passive mode and SSL support can trigger an
fclose() function call on an uninitialized stream in ftpd.c.
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker can send specially crafted FTP data to a server with
passive mode and SSL support, causing the ftpd daemon to crash.
Disable passive mode or SSL.
All Netkit FTP Server users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-ftp/netkit-ftpd-0.17-r7&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2007-6263</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 27 Jan 2008 19:17:40 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:03:07 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:03:42 +0000">