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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0831

ProFTPD 1.2.7 through 1.2.9rc2 does not properly translate newline characters when transferring files in ASCII mode, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow using certain files.
Publish Date : 2003-11-17 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0831

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.7 Rc3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.7 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.7 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.8 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.8 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.9 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.2.9 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Proftpd Project Proftpd 9

- References For CVE-2003-0831

http://secunia.com/advisories/9829
SECUNIA 9829
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=106606885611269&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20031013 Remote root exploit for proftpd \n bug
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:095
MANDRAKE MDKSA-2003:095
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/alerts/id/154
ISS 20030923 ProFTPD ASCII File Remote Compromise Vulnerability
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/12200
XF proftpd-ascii-xfer-newline-bo(12200)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/405348
CERT-VN VU#405348
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=106441655617816&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20030924 [slackware-security] ProFTPD Security Advisory (SSA:2003-259-02)
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2003-October/012072.html
FULLDISC 20031014 Another ProFTPd root EXPLOIT ?

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0831

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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