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Bug 1764415 (CVE-2019-18217) - CVE-2019-18217 proftpd: denial of service due to incorrect handling of long command
Summary: CVE-2019-18217 proftpd: denial of service due to incorrect handling of long c...
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2019-18217
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1764416 1764417
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-10-23 03:48 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-10-23 06:51 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-10-23 06:51:13 UTC


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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-10-23 03:48:10 UTC
A vulnerability was found in ProFTPD before 1.3.6b and 1.3.7rc before 1.3.7rc2 allows remote unauthenticated denial-of-service due to incorrect handling of overly long commands because main.c in a child process enters an infinite loop.

Reference:
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/master/NEWS
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/issues/846
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/1.3.6/NEWS
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/1.3.6/RELEASE_NOTES
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/master/RELEASE_NOTES

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-10-23 03:48:28 UTC
Created proftpd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1764417]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1764416]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-10-23 06:51:13 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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