|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-062|
|Date Published:||20 Feb 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Oct 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||ProFTPD Project ProFTPD prior to 1.3.3.c|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code injection and execution vulnerability has been reported in ProFTPD FTP Server. The vulnerability is due to an error in the way boundary checks are implemented when processing Telnet escape sequences. A remote attacker may exploit this issue by sending a specially crafted FTP command to a target server. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to inject and execute arbitrary code in the affected server.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to send malformed FTP commands to the server.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: FTP Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: ProFTPD FTP Server TELNET_IAC stack buffer overflow