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atftp - buffer overflow

Debian Security Advisory

DSA-314-1 atftp -- buffer overflow

Date Reported:
11 Jun 2003
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CAN-2003-0380.
More information:

Rick Patel discovered that atftpd is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when a long filename is sent to the server. An attacker could exploit this bug remotely to execute arbitrary code on the server.

For the stable distribution (woody), this problem has been fixed in version

The old stable distribution (potato) does not contain an atftp package.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you update your atftp package.

Fixed in:

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)

Intel IA-32:
Intel IA-64:
Motorola 680x0:
Big endian MIPS:
Little endian MIPS:
IBM S/390:
Sun Sparc:

MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.

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