gftp versions 2.0.18 and before have a directory traversal issue. This issue
was reported to bugtraq in 2004, but it was not discovered in gftp until recently.
Created attachment 111215 [details]
Patch taken from Debian to fix this issue.
This issue should also affect RHEL2.1 and RHEL3.
According to gftp's changelog, this issue is fixed in 2.0.18. Is this incorrect?
I just checked the source, this is fixed in 2.0.18.
Ping on this issue
Created attachment 115099 [details]
Demo exploit from the original bugtraq post
An advisory 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
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