[USN-4515-1] Pure-FTPd vulnerability

Avital Ostromich avital.ostromich at canonical.com
Thu Sep 17 18:03:38 UTC 2020

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4515-1
September 17, 2020

pure-ftpd vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Pure-FTPd could be made to expose sensitive information if it recieved
specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- pure-ftpd: Secure and efficient FTP server


Antonio Norales discovered that Pure-FTPd incorrectly handled directory
aliases. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
information. (CVE-2020-9274)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  pure-ftpd                       1.0.36-3.2+deb8u1build0.16.04.1
  pure-ftpd-common                1.0.36-3.2+deb8u1build0.16.04.1
  pure-ftpd-ldap                  1.0.36-3.2+deb8u1build0.16.04.1
  pure-ftpd-mysql                 1.0.36-3.2+deb8u1build0.16.04.1
  pure-ftpd-postgresql            1.0.36-3.2+deb8u1build0.16.04.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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