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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4242

ProFTPD 1.3.1 interprets long commands from an FTP client as multiple commands, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks and execute arbitrary FTP commands via a long ftp:// URI that leverages an existing session from the FTP client implementation in a web browser.
Publish Date : 2008-09-25 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeCSRF
CWE ID 352

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1689 proftpd-dfsg -- missing input validation oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7948 unix
DSA-1689-1 proftpd-dfsg - Cross-Site Request Forgery oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20068 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Proftpd Project Proftpd 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Proftpd Project Proftpd 1

- References For CVE-2008-4242

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg00245.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-0195
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-January/msg00078.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-0064
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45274
XF proftpd-url-csrf(45274)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31289
BID 31289 Multiple Vendor FTP Server Long Command Handling Security Vulnerability Release Date:2010-07-13
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020945
SECTRACK 1020945
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:061
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:061
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1689
DEBIAN DSA-1689
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/56
SREASONRES 20080926 multiple vendor ftpd - Cross-site request forgery
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4313
SREASON 4313
http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3115 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4242

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


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