31781 : Apple Mac OS X and NetBSD ftpd Globbing Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-11-30

Description

A remote overflow exists in NetBSD and Mac OS X. The glob.c implementation in ftpd daemon fails to validate long pathnames resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Public

Solution

For NetBSD, upgrade to versions 3.1, 3.0, 2.1 and 2.0.x (2006-12-03) or higher, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. Note that this flaw was fixed in the 2006-12-03 releases without a change in version number. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

For Mac OS X, currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

The NetBSD Foundation, Inc.
NetBSD
3.1
3.0.x
2.1
2.0.x
Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.3.x
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7
10.4.8
10.4.9

References

Tools & Filters

3836

Credit

  • Kevin Finisterre - kfdigitalmunition.com -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-12-20 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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