openSUSE Security Update : vsftpd (openSUSE-2015-197)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

vsftpd was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-1419: vsftpd config option deny_file was not
handled correctly (bnc#915522).

Note: deny_file shouldn't be used to restrict access, as stated in the
documentation. Please use more reliable methods.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=900326
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=915522

Solution :

Update the affected vsftpd packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 81623 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1419

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