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SuSE: New pure-ftpd packages fix remote denial of service

The OES Netware add-ons in pure-ftpd had a security problem and some bugs, which are fixed by this update. A local attacker could overwrite local files when the OES remote server feature of pure-ftpd is enabled due to a directory traversal. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for pure-ftpd
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1029-1
Rating:             important
References:         #685447 #699300 #700335 #703035 
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
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  An update that contains security fixes can now be
  installed. It includes one version update.

Description:


  The OES Netware add-ons in pure-ftpd had a security problem
  and some bugs,  which are fixed by this update.

  A local attacker could overwrite local files when the OES
  remote server  feature of pure-ftpd is enabled due to a
  directory traversal. (  CVE-2011-3171)

  Additionally the following bugs have been fixed:

  * bnc#699300 - FTP remote server navigation does not
  always succeed
  * bnc#685447 - pure-ftpd does not throw an error when
  the name resolution fails during remote server navigation
  * bnc#700335 - put files into NCP volumes fails
  * bnc#703035 - remote_server feature opens a
  vulnerability with directory traversal & file overwriting

Indications:

  Please install this update.

Patch Instructions:

  To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-pure-ftpd-5091

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch slessp1-pure-ftpd-5091

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sledsp1-pure-ftpd-5091

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 for VMware (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.0.22]:

     pure-ftpd-1.0.22-3.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64) [New Version: 1.0.22]:

     pure-ftpd-1.0.22-3.13.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     pure-ftpd-1.0.22-0.26.1

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64) [New Version: 1.0.22]:

     pure-ftpd-1.0.22-3.13.1


References:

  https://bugzilla.novell.com/685447
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/699300
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/700335
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/703035
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=c52bd104fe2da41024af9337e1af6c2e
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=dd45c5f4faa971592d516df47b6195b0
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