openSUSE Security Update : proftpd (openSUSE-2016-713)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

proftpd was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-3125: The mod_tls module in ProFTPD before
1.3.5b and 1.3.6 before 1.3.6rc2 does not properly
handle the TLSDHParamFile directive, which might cause a
weaker than intended Diffie-Hellman (DH) key to be used
and consequently allow attackers to have unspecified
impact via unknown vectors. Aliased: (boo#970890).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970890

Solution :

Update the affected proftpd packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91588 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3125

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