Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
It was discovered that vsftpd incorrectly handled certain glob
expressions. A remote authenticated user could use a crafted glob
expression to cause vftpd to consume all resources, leading to a
denial of service.
Update the affected vsftpd package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
Public Exploit Available : true