Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : proftpd (MDVSA-2013:245)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in proftpd :

Integer overflow in kbdint.c in mod_sftp in ProFTPD 1.3.4d and 1.3.5r3
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption) via a large response count value in an authentication
request, which triggers a large memory allocation (CVE-2013-4359).

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: 70300 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4359

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