SUSE SLES11 Security Update : vsftpd (SUSE-SU-2015:0136-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The vsftp daemon was not handling the 'deny_file' option properly,
allowing unauthorized access in some specific scenarios.(bnc#900326).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?299d9173
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=900326
http://www.nessus.org/u?f73cc506

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-vsftpd-10161

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-vsftpd-10161

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83672 ()

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