Bug 111717 - CAN-2003-0963 lftp client buffer overflow
CAN-2003-0963 lftp client buffer overflow
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: lftp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2003-12-09 05:00 EST by Mark J. Cox (Product Security)
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-12-16 09:03:14 EST
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Description Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-12-09 05:00:54 EST
Ulf Harnhammar found a buffer overflow in lftp which can occur
when a user connects to a web server under the control of an attacker
and then uses ls or rels on a carefully crafted directory.  Affects
2.3.0-2.6.9 at least.

Reported Dec05, co-ordinated release date Dec16 1400GMT

        CAN-2003-0963 Affects: 2.1AS 2.1AW 2.1ES 2.1WS
        CAN-2003-0963 Affects: 3AS 3ES 3WS

Errata in progress.
Comment 1 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-12-15 04:01:30 EST
(actually was made public last week, opening up bug entry)
Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2003-12-16 09:03:14 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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