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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5769

Original release date: 12/06/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Double free vulnerability in the getreply function in ftp.c in netkit ftp (netkit-ftp) 0.17 20040614 and later allows remote FTP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly have unspecified other impact via some types of FTP protocol behavior. NOTE: the netkit-ftpd issue is covered by CVE-2007-6263.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/07/2007)
Red Hat does not consider a user assisted client crash such as this to be a security flaw.

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=199206
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cvs.fedora.redhat.com/viewcvs/rpms/ftp/F-8/netkit-ftp-0.17-sigseg.patch?view=auto
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20071207 netkit-ftpd/ftp uninitialized vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 26764

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