From: Paul Kelly (longword at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Tue 05 Oct 1999 - 21:32:31 IST
Ger Gorman wrote:
> ok...this isn't directly a linux issue but more an ftp question. (but since
> i see so much talk on billware I hope I'm forgiven). Has anyone ever seen
> anything like this:
There's a known bug in older versions of wu-ftpd. It's your
common-or-garden buffer overflow problem triggered by exceeding the
maximum directory length that wu-ftpd assumes but never checks. This is
a serious problem if you aren't running the patched wuftpd package and
can lead to someone acquiring root access to your machine.
Looks to me like you were attacked.
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