Bug 67762 - Security problem: ftpaccess file overwriten when using up2date
Security problem: ftpaccess file overwriten when using up2date
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 57763
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: wu-ftpd (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: wdovlrrw
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-07-01 15:59 EDT by Graham Whiteside
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:10 EST
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Description Graham Whiteside 2002-07-01 15:59:23 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 

Description of problem:
The /etc/ftpaccess access file is overwriten when updating system using the 
up2date process. Any config for virtual ftp servers are removed giving 
external users access to other parts of your file system.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1.use up2date alow wu-ftp upgrade
2.check /etc/ftpaccess or access using ftp client

Actual Results:  External ftp users had access to areas of my server not 
normally allowed.

Expected Results:  /etc/ftpaccess should remain untouched.

Additional info:

Security loophole.
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2002-12-18 12:24:46 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 57763 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:10 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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