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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-6095

Original release date: 01/24/2013
Last revised: 01/25/2013


ProFTPD before 1.3.5rc1, when using the UserOwner directive, allows local users to modify the ownership of arbitrary files via a race condition and a symlink attack on the (1) MKD or (2) XMKD commands.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 1.2 LOW
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2606
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://proftpd.org/docs/NEWS-1.3.5rc1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3841
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130107 Re: CVE Request -- proFTPD (X < 1.3.5.rc1): Symlink race condition when applying UserOwner to a newly (ProFTPD) created directory

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.4 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.4:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.4:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.4:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:rc4
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:a
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:b
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.3:c
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:d
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:rc4
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:a
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:b
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:c
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.2:e
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.1:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.1:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.1:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:rc5
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:a
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:rc4
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.3.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.2:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.2:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.2:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.5:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.5:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0:pre10
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0:pre9
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.8:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.8:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.9:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.9
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.9:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.9:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.6:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.6:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.5:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.7:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.7:rc3
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.7:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.10:rc2
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.10:rc1
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.10
* cpe:/a:proftpd:proftpd:1.2.10:rc3

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