Red Hat Inc. Information for VU#258721

Various FTP clients fail to account for pipe (|) characters in default file names

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

Red Hat has audited the various ftp clients distributed as part of Red Hat Linux. The ftp client that ships as part of the Kerberos 5 packages (krb5-workstation) is vulnerable to these issues. Updated packages are now available along with our advisory at the URL below. Users of Red Hat can update their systems using the 'up2date' tool.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-020.html

Vendor Information

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Vendor References

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Addendum

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