Threat Encyclopedia

ProFTPD.alloc_pool.Use.After.Free

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in ProFTPD Project ProFTPD.
A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by interrupting the data transfer. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary remote code.

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ProFTPD Project ProFTPD prior to 1.3.7.

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System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd/blob/1.3.7/RELEASE_NOTES

CVE References

CVE-2020-9273

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