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Off-by-one error in the fb_realpath() function, as derived from the realpath function in BSD, may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated in wu-ftpd 2.5.0 through 2.6.2 via commands that cause pathnames of length MAXPATHLEN+1 to trigger a buffer overflow, including (1) STOR, (2) RETR, (3) APPE, (4) DELE, (5) MKD, (6) RMD, (7) STOU, or (8) RNTO.

Find out more about CVE-2003-0466 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Linux 8.0 RHSA-2003:245 2003-07-31
Red Hat Linux 7.1 RHSA-2003:245 2003-07-31
Red Hat Linux 7.3 RHSA-2003:245 2003-07-31
Red Hat Linux 7.2 RHSA-2003:245 2003-07-31
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 RHSA-2003:246 2003-07-31


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