This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
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
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
Update the affected vsftpd package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
Public Exploit Available : true