SuSE9 Security Update : vsftpd (YOU Patch Number 12192)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41220


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update of vsftpd fixes a memory leak that can occur during authentication. (CVE-2008-2375) Additionally non-security bugs for SLES10 were fixed. There were some issues with simultaneous FTP PUT of the same file name that lead to a corrupted file on the server.


Apply YOU patch number 12192.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41220

File Name: suse9_12192.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2375

CWE: 399