Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vsftpd (MDVSA-2011:049)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52747


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in vsftpd :

The vsf_filename_passes_filter function in ls.c in vsftpd before 2.3.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and process slot exhaustion) via crafted glob expressions in STAT commands in multiple FTP sessions, a different vulnerability than CVE-2010-2632 (CVE-2011-0762).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected vsftpd package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52747

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-049.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/03/22

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:vsftpd, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0762

BID: 46617

MDVSA: 2011:049