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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

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

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52729 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1137

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