Apple Mac OS X ftpd may allow arbitrary users to determine account name validity. This vulnerability may reveal protected information or allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition.
According to Apple Security Update 2006-007:
When attempting to authenticate a valid user, the FTP server may crash during a failed login attempt. The crash does not occur when attempting to authenticate unknown users.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to determine protected information or cause a denial-of-service condition.
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This issue is addressed by Apple Security Update 2006-007.
This issue was reported in Apple Security Update 2006-007. Apple credits Benjamin Williams of the University of Canterbury for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2006-11-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-11-30 15:49 UTC|