CVE-ID

CVE-2001-0456

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
postinst 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.
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Date Entry Created
20010918 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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