DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the pr_ctrls_recv_request function in ctrls.c in the mod_ctrls module in ProFTPD before 1.3.1rc1 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a large reqarglen length value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
proftpd-dfsg (PTS)stretch1.3.5b-4+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)1.3.5e+r1.3.5b-4+deb9u2fixed
buster (security)1.3.6-4+deb10u4fixed
bullseye, sid1.3.7a-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
proftpdsourcesarge(not affected)


[sarge] - proftpd <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not activated in binary build)

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