CVE-2001-0456

NameCVE-2001-0456
Descriptionpostinst installation script for Proftpd in Debian 2.2 does not properly change the "run as uid/gid root" configuration when the user enables anonymous access, which causes the server to run at a higher privilege than intended.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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