Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2011:047)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in proftpd :

Integer overflow in the mod_sftp (aka SFTP) module in ProFTPD 1.3.3d
and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(memory consumption leading to OOM kill) via a malformed SSH message
(CVE-2011-1137).

Additionally for Mandriva Linux 2010.0 proftpd was upgraded to the
same version as in Mandriva Linux 2010.2.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52729 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1137

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