Patch-ID# 111607-09

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Keywords: security ftpd memory gavsiz s_isgid preserve dos
Synopsis: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/sbin/in.ftpd patch
Date: Mar/10/2011

Install Requirements: Reboot after installing this patch to activate the changes delivered. An alternative may be specified in the Special Install Instructions.

Solaris Release: 8_x86

SunOS Release: 5.8_x86

Unbundled Product:

Unbundled Release:

Xref: This patch available for SPARC as patch 111606

Topic: SunOS 5.8_x86: /usr/sbin/in.ftpd patch

Relevant Architectures: i386

Bugs fixed with this patch:

Sun CR # Bug #

Changes incorporated in this version: 6980385

Patches accumulated and obsoleted by this patch:

Patches which conflict with this patch:

Patches required with this patch: 109008-24 (or greater)

Obsoleted by:

Files included with this patch:


Problem Description:

6980385 ftpd problems with globbing
(from 111607-08)
6946945 CVE-2008-4247 ftpd vulnerable to CSRF
(from 111607-07)
4279478 in.ftpd does not generate an audit record when the FTP session completes
(from 111607-06)
4392163 some FTP clients expose in.ftpd EPRT bug
(from 111607-05)
5108531 CVE-1999-0079 multiple PASV commands allow multiple ports to be bound; causes running out of ports
(from 111607-04)
4758151 /usr/sbin/in.ftpd does not properly implement PAM
(from 111607-03)
4714534 FTP server connect retry DOS vulnerability
(from 111607-02)
4244544 in.ftpd doesn't preserve S_ISGID bit on directories
(from 111607-01)
4436988 security: Globbing problem in in.ftpd
4446600 ftpd memory leaks
4445755 ftpd glob can still use a lot of memory and CPU
4451524 in.ftpd cores
4452705 GAVSIZ definition needs to stay in glob.c

Patch Installation Instructions:
Please refer to the man pages for instructions on using 'patchadd'
and 'patchrm' commands provided with Solaris.
The following example installs a patch to a standalone machine:
       example# patchadd /var/spool/patch/123456-07
The following example removes a patch from a standalone system:
       example# patchrm 123456-07
For additional examples please see the appropriate man pages. Any
other special or non-generic installation instructions should be
described below as special instructions.

Special Install Instructions:

README -- Last modified date: Friday, November 9, 2012