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Date: Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:17:11 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- proFTPD (X < 1.3.5.rc1): Symlink
 race condition when applying UserOwner to a newly (ProFTPD) created directory

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On 01/07/2013 09:55 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
> 
> proFTPD upstream has recently released v1.3.5.rc1 release: [1]
> http://proftpd.org/docs/NEWS-1.3.5rc1 correcting one security
> issue:
> 
> A time-of-check time-of-use (TOCTOU) race condition flaw was found
> in the way ProFTPD, flexible, stable and highly-configurable FTP
> server, handled MKD/XMKD FTP commands when the UserOwner directive
> was involved. A local attacker could use this flaw to possibly
> escalate their privileges via symbolic-link attacks on
> directories, created by ProFTPD prior the UserOwner ownership was
> applied.
> 
> Upstream bug report: [2]
> http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3841
> 
> Relevant upstream patch: [3]
> http://bugs.proftpd.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3841#c8
> 
> References: [4]
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=697524 [5]
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=892715
> 
> Could you allocate a CVE id for this?
> 
> Thank you && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat
> Security Response Team
> 

Please use CVE-2012-6095 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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