Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vsftpd (MDVSA-2011:049)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in vsftpd :

The vsf_filename_passes_filter function in ls.c in vsftpd before 2.3.3
allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU
consumption and process slot exhaustion) via crafted glob expressions
in STAT commands in multiple FTP sessions, a different vulnerability
than CVE-2010-2632 (CVE-2011-0762).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected vsftpd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52747 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46617

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0762

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