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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-51 ] FileZilla Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: FileZilla: Untrusted search path (GLSA 202007-51)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2020-07-27
Bug(s): #717726
ID: 202007-51

Synopsis

A vulnerability was found in FileZilla which might allow privilege
escalation.


Background

FileZilla is an open source FTP client.

Affected Packages

Package: net-ftp/filezilla
Vulnerable: < 3.47.2.1
Unaffected: >= 3.47.2.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was discovered that FileZilla uses an untrusted search path.

Impact

An attacker could use a malicious binary to escalate privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All FileZilla users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-ftp/filezilla-3.47.2.1"
   


References

CVE-2019-5429
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