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USN-4515-1: Pure-FTPd vulnerability

17 September 2020

Pure-FTPd could be made to expose sensitive information if it recieved specially crafted input.



  • pure-ftpd - Secure and efficient FTP server


Antonio Norales discovered that Pure-FTPd incorrectly handled directory
aliases. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive
information. (CVE-2020-9274)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.