Executive Summary

Title ProFTPd: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-35 First vendor Publication 2020-03-16
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-16
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 8.8
Base Score 8.8 Environmental Score 8.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 8.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 2.8
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 8 Authentication Requires single instance
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ProFTPd, the worst of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.


ProFTPD is an advanced and very configurable FTP server.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ProFTPd. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A remote attacker, by interrupting the data transfer channel, could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All ProFTPd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/proftpd-1.3.6c"


[ 1 ] CVE-2019-18217 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-18217
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-19269 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-19269
[ 3 ] CVE-2020-9272 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9272
[ 4 ] CVE-2020-9273 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-9273


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-35.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
33 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
33 % CWE-416 Use After Free
33 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 88
Os 1
Os 2

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:43
  • Multiple Updates
2020-03-17 00:17:56
  • First insertion