Bug 37731 - krb5 ftpd buffer overflows
krb5 ftpd buffer overflows
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 35978
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: krb5 (Show other bugs)
7.1
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-04-26 02:15 EDT by Daniel Roesen
Modified: 2007-03-26 23:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-26 15:52:37 EDT
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Description Daniel Roesen 2001-04-26 02:15:13 EDT
From BugTraq posting:

* If anonymous FTP is enabled, a remote user may gain unauthorized
  root access.

* A user with access to a local account may gain unauthorized root
  access.

* A remote user who can successfully authenticate to the FTP daemon
  may obtain unauthorized root access, regardless of whether anonymous
  FTP is enabled or whether access is granted to a local account.
  This vulnerability is believed to be somewhat difficult to exploit.

This announcement and code patches related to it may be found on the
MIT Kerberos security advisory page at:

        http://web.mit.edu/kerberos/www/advisories/index.html
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-04-26 15:54:29 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 35978 ***

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