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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-5815

Original release date: 11/08/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the sreplace function in ProFTPD 1.3.0 and earlier allows remote attackers, probably authenticated, to cause a denial of service and execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated by vd_proftpd.pm, a "ProFTPD remote exploit."


An off-by-one string manipulation flaw in ProFTPD's sreplace() function exists allowing a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1222
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200611-26
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061127 CVE-2006-5815: remote code execution in ProFTPD
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:217-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=214820
External Source: BID
Name: 20992
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4451
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: proftpd-code-execution(30147)
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0070
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0066
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-335-02
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2858
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:217
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.035
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017167

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+ Configuration 1
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cpe:/a:proftpd_project:proftpd:1.3.0 and previous versions

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