CVE-2018-10916

NameCVE-2018-10916
DescriptionIt has been discovered that lftp up to and including version 4.8.3 does not properly sanitize remote file names, leading to a loss of integrity on the local system when reverse mirroring is used. A remote attacker may trick a user to use reverse mirroring on an attacker controlled FTP server, resulting in the removal of all files in the current working directory of the victim's system.
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NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs905163

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lftp (PTS)stretch4.7.4-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid, buster4.8.4-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lftpsource(unstable)4.8.4-1905163

Notes

[stretch] - lftp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - lftp <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://github.com/lavv17/lftp/issues/452
https://github.com/lavv17/lftp/commit/a27e07d90a4608ceaf928b1babb27d4d803e1992

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