GLSA-201110-07 : vsftpd: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-07
(vsftpd: Denial of Service)

A Denial of Service vulnerability was discovered in vsftpd. Please
review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote authenticated attacker could cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201110-07.xml

Solution :

All vsftpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-ftp/vsftpd-2.3.4'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56460 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0762