ProFTPD up to 1.3.6a/1.3.7rc1 Command main.c infinite loop

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A vulnerability was found in ProFTPD up to 1.3.6a/1.3.7rc1 (File Transfer Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the file main.c of the component Command Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a infinite loop vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-835. The product contains an iteration or loop with an exit condition that cannot be reached, i.e., an infinite loop. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

ProFTPD before 1.3.6b and 1.3.7rc before 1.3.7rc2 allows remote unauthenticated denial-of-service due to incorrect handling of overly long commands because main.c in a child process enters an infinite loop.

The weakness was disclosed 10/21/2019. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2019-18217 since 10/21/2019. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1499.

Upgrading to version 1.3.6b or 1.3.7rc2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entry VDB-138380 is pretty similar.

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Class: Infinite loop
CWE: CWE-835 / CWE-404
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ProFTPD 1.3.6b/1.3.7rc2

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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: ssa-940889
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-18217 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 10/21/2019 08:03 AM
Updated: 01/17/2024 10:01 AM
Changes: 10/21/2019 08:03 AM (37), 10/21/2019 08:08 AM (18), 01/17/2024 09:58 AM (5), 01/17/2024 10:01 AM (1)
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