Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2338-1 proftpd-dfsg -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Aug 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 923926.
- More information:
Several memory leaks were discovered in proftpd-dfsg, a versatile, virtual-hosting FTP daemon, when mod_facl or mod_sftp is used which could lead to memory exhaustion and a denial-of-service.
The update also makes automatic upgrades of proftpd-dfsg from Debian 8 to Debian 9 possible again.
For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.5e+r1.3.5b-4+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your proftpd-dfsg packages.
For the detailed security status of proftpd-dfsg please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/proftpd-dfsg
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS