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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                       ESB-2008.0088 -- [UNIX/Linux]
                 Updated gFTP packages fix vulnerabilities
                              24 January 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              gFTP
Operating System:     Mandriva Linux
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
                      Denial of Service
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-3962 CVE-2007-3961

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
         platforms other than Mandriva. It is recommended that administrators
         running gFTP check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:018
 Package : gftp
 Date    : January 21, 2008
 Affected: 2007.1
 Problem Description:
 Kalle Olavi Niemitalo found two boundary errors in the fsplib library,
 a copy of which is included in gFTP source.  A remote attacer could
 trigger these vulnerabilities by enticing a user to download a file
 with a specially crafted directory or file name, possibly resulting in
 the execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2007-3962) or a denial of service
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

 Updated Packages:
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 1d5b5e54af8934d289c0eddd0e5c6221  2007.1/i586/gftp-2.0.18-9.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 79d7fd2135d0be8dae40ef9ea5399f99  2007.1/SRPMS/gftp-2.0.18-9.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 57edc8f9a10c18605fc6fadcdc7b8618  2007.1/x86_64/gftp-2.0.18-9.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 79d7fd2135d0be8dae40ef9ea5399f99  2007.1/SRPMS/gftp-2.0.18-9.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:


 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
Version: GnuPG v1.4.8 (GNU/Linux)


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