CVE-2018-10916

Published: 01 August 2018

It has been discovered that lftp up to and including version 4.8.3 does not properly sanitize remote file names, leading to a loss of integrity on the local system when reverse mirroring is used. A remote attacker may trick a user to use reverse mirroring on an attacker controlled FTP server, resulting in the removal of all files in the current working directory of the victim's system.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
lftp
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (4.8.4-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (4.8.1-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (4.6.3a-1ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (4.4.13-1ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Other: https://github.com/lavv17/lftp/commit/a27e07d90a4608ceaf928b1babb27d4d803e1992