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[SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: proftpd-1.3.1-8.fc10



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-0089
2009-01-07 06:45:03
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Name        : proftpd
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 1.3.1
Release     : 8.fc10
URL         : http://www.proftpd.org/
Summary     : Flexible, stable and highly-configurable FTP server
Description :
ProFTPD is an enhanced FTP server with a focus toward simplicity, security,
and ease of configuration. It features a very Apache-like configuration
syntax, and a highly customizable server infrastructure, including support for
multiple 'virtual' FTP servers, anonymous FTP, and permission-based directory
visibility.

This package defaults to the standalone behaviour of ProFTPD, but all the
needed scripts to have it run by xinetd instead are included.

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Update Information:

This update fixes a security issue where an attacker could conduct cross-site
request forgery (CSRF) attacks and execute arbitrary FTP commands. It also fixes
some SSL shutdown issues seen with certain clients.
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ChangeLog:

* Fri Jan  2 2009 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.3.1-8
- Update default configuration to have a lit of available modules and more
  example configuration for them.
- Include patches to fix TLS issues (#457280).
* Fri Jan  2 2009 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.3.1-7
- Add Debian patch to fix CSRF vulnerability (#464127, upstream #3115).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #464127 - CVE-2008-4242 proftpd CSRF attack
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464127
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update proftpd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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