CVE-ID

CVE-2000-0574

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
FTP servers such as OpenBSD ftpd, NetBSD ftpd, ProFTPd and Opieftpd do not properly cleanse untrusted format strings that are used in the setproctitle function (sometimes called by set_proc_title), which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary commands.
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Date Entry Created
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Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20000719)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Cole, Levy, Magdych
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) LeBlanc, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> CD:SF-CODEBASE applies here.  There are many ftpd's that
   have this setproctitle() problem, but it might be traced
   back to the same codebase.  See if the HP problem is the
   same here as well, and if so, ADDREF HP:HPSBUX0007-117
   URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/advisory.html?id=2404
 Frech> XF:ftp-setproctitle-format-string(4908)
   BID:1438 does not exist.
 Christey> ADDREF HP:HPSBUX0007-117??
   http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/hp/2000-q4/0020.html
 Christey> ADDREF BID:650 ?

Proposed (Legacy)
20000719
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