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Wu_ftpd all versions (not) vulnerability.
From: Adam Zabrocki <pi3ki31ny () wp pl>
Date: 22 Sep 2003 12:44:16 -0000



I.  Entry.

    (Not) Vuln are all version deamons wu_ftp; not in default installation.
When we use option where deamon send e-mail with name of uploaded files,
deamon use function store() and next SockPrintf().

II. Vulnerability details.

    Vulnerability function is SockPrintf(). There is buffer
overflow bug (remote), when function use vsprintf():

"in file src/ftpd.c"
int SockPrintf(FILE *sockfp, char *format,...)
{
    va_list ap;
    char buf[32768];

    va_start(ap, format);
    vsprintf(buf, format, ap);
    va_end(ap);
    return SockWrite(buf, 1, strlen(buf), sockfp);
}

Buf is char array (32768). Argument *format is used by vsprintf.
Now look to function store():

"in file src/ftpd.c"
void store(char *name, char *mode, int unique)
{
...
...
#ifdef MAIL_ADMIN
...
...
        SockPrintf(sck, "From: wu-ftpd <%s>\r\n", mailfrom);
        SockPrintf(sck, "Subject: New file uploaded: %s\r\n\r\n", name);
...
        SockPrintf(sck, "%s uploaded %s from %s.\r\nFile size is %d.\r\n
Please move the file where it belongs.\r\n",guestpw, pathname, remotehost, byte_count);
...
#endif /* MAIL_ADMIN */
...
...
}

In this function we have control with argument name and in theory we can do remote overflow by call:

        SockPrintf(sck, "Subject: New file uploaded: %s\r\n\r\n", name);

... but in the system (linux) is restriction for path_name = 4095 and in this example we should build minimum path_name 
= 32778 :-) (Shall it is possibly to bypass it?)

III. Exploit.

    Nah :-) Read second section :P

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