Gentoo: 201309-08 FileZilla: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FileZilla, the worst of which could result in arbitrary code execution.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201309-08
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: FileZilla: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 15, 2013
     Bugs: #479880, #482672
       ID: 201309-08

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in FileZilla, the worst of
which could result in arbitrary code execution.

Background
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FileZilla is an open source FTP client.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-ftp/filezilla            < 3.7.3                    >= 3.7.3

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

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to connect to a malicious server,
resulting in possible arbitrary code execution or a Denial of Service.
Additionally, a local attacker could read sensitive memory, potentially
resulting in password disclosure.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/filezilla-3.7.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2013-4206
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4206
[ 2 ] CVE-2013-4207
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4207
[ 3 ] CVE-2013-4208
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4208
[ 4 ] CVE-2013-4852
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4852

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

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-08.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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belongs to its owner(s).

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